High, Gobbel, Dodd Lead Crusaders Over Limestone

High, Gobbel, Dodd Lead Crusaders Over Limestone

BELMONT, N.C. – The Belmont Abbey baseball team collected 11 hits to capture the first game of the Conference Carolinas series against Limestone Friday night. The Crusaders won 8-4 with strong [itching from Sam High and clutch hits from Ben Gobbel and Mason Dodd. The Abbey improves to 20-20 on the year with a 10-10 conference record. Limestone moves to 13-24 on the season and 7-12 in league play.

Highlights

Ben Gobbel went 3-for-5 with a two-run double in the seventh.

Mason Dodd collected two hits including his 14th home run of the year.

Justin Moran also had a multi-hit performance which included an RBI single in the sixth.

Patrick Taylor and Matty Bapst also drove in runs during the contest.

Sam High tossed 7.0 innings allowing four runs while matching his season-high 12 strikeouts.

Parker MacPhail came on in relief and did not surrender a hit in 2.0 innings.

Up Next

The Crusaders will complete the weekend series with a doubleheader tomorrow beginning at 1 pm. The Belmont Abbey baseball team will recognize their seniors before the first game tomorrow afternoon.