PUMA BASEBALL CLOSES OUT FEBRUARY STRONG

PUMA BASEBALL CLOSES OUT FEBRUARY STRONG

Baseball


Monday, March 2, 2020

Puma Baseball (12-8) went 3-2 in the last week of February, winning their final three games.

Here is a recap of the last week.

February 25 | PV 1, South Mountain 4

The Pumas fell to the South Mountain Cougars 4-1 in the first game of their two game series.

Luis Canez started the game for the Pumas, going seven innings, giving up three runs on four hits, and striking out four. Johnathan Buhl pitched two innings out of the bullpen.

The Pumas saw the ball well, racking up seven hits. Austin Schlagel and Eddie Niemann each had two hits on the day to lead the Pumas.

February 26 | PV 3, South Mountain 8

In the second game of their series against the Cougars, the Pumas watched the game slip away early and were unable to recover, falling 8-3.

Kody Jones got the start for the Pumas, lasting only two and two-thirds inning. Jones allowed five hits and three runs while striking out three.

Eddie Niemann had two of the Pumas six hits on the day to lead the team.

February 27 | PV 7, Arizona Christian University JV 6

Despite seeing a four-run lead whittled down by the end, the Pumas were able to hold off Arizona Christian for a 7-6 victory.

Mason Dillow started the game and earned the win for the Pumas. Dillow lasted six innings, allowing two hits and three runs while striking out nine. Ramon Velasco, Davis Pratt, and Danny Carpenter all put in relief work. Pratt recorded the last three outs to earn the save.

The Pumas had 13 hits on the day. Eddie Niemann went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the team.

February 28 | PV 5, Glendale 1

The Pumas defeated the Glendale Gauchos 5-1 in the first game of their two game series.

Sasha Sneider pitched a complete game to lead the Pumas to victory over the Gauchos. Sneider allowed four hits and one run over nine innings, striking out six and walking zero.

The Pumas had seven hits on the day by seven different batters.

February 29 | PV 3, Glendale 2

Both teams were strong on the pitcher’s mound, but the Pumas defeated Glendale 3-2 to sweep the Gauchos.

Noah Estrella earned the win for the Pumas. He went six and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on six hits, striking out six and walking one. Colton McIntosh, Jonathan Buhl, and Tanner Scheub all put in work out of the bullpen. McIntosh recorded the last three outs of the game to secure the win and earn the save for the Pumas.

The Pumas had seven hits on the day by seven different batters.

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The Pumas are back in action on Tuesday, March 3 when they take on the Gateway Geckos at home. First pitch is at 3pm.

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