Steady offense leads HU baseball team over Grace

The Huntington University baseball team triumphed over host Grace College, 7-3, on Wednesday, April 19.

A steady offensive effort propelled the Foresters to the victory. After taking a 3-2 lead in the second inning, Coach Mike Frame’s squad added solo tallies in the third, sixth, eighth and ninth innings while limiting the Lancers to a single run to secure the win.

With the victory, Huntington improves to 24-8 and stays atop the Crossroads League with a 17-3 mark.

Adam Roser led the Foresters with a 4 for 4 effort at the plate, a run batted in and two runs scored. His brother, Andy Roser, chipped in a hit and two RBI to the team’s cause while Dylan Henricks smacked a two-run homer. Shea Beauchamp logged an RBI and Michael Crowley registered two hits.

Tarrin Beachy picked up the win on the mound for Huntington, tossing 3.2 innings of scoreless relief, during which time he walked one and struck out four. He improves to 2-1 on the year.

Closer Caleb Landrum pitched a perfect ninth inning to record his sixth save of the season.

Scottie Clark took the loss for Grace, allowing five hits and four runs, three of which were earned, in three frames.

Austin Baker produced a hit and two RBI for the Lancers, who drop to 13-25, 5-16 in league action.