Score: Holy Cross 5, UC Riverside 4 Pitching Decision: W: George Capen (1-0) | L: Trenton Toplikar (2-1) Time: 9:00 p.m. Location: Riverside, Calif. (Riverside Sports Complex) The Lead: The Holy Cross baseball team earned its first win of the season, defeating UC Riverside by a score of 5-4 on Tuesday night in their final game with the Highlanders.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
Holy Cross took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, as junior Cam O'Neillhit an RBI single up the middle to bring home freshman Austin Masel.
After the Highlanders added a pair of runs in the bottom of the second, the Crusaders responded with a tying run in the third off an RBI ground out by O’Neill to score sophomore Travis Cloney.
Holy Cross regained its lead in the fifth, as junior Thomas Russonotched two RBIs on a double that brought home O’Neill and Masel.
Riverside responded with two runs in the bottom of the inning to tie the game up at 4-4.