Lake Wales, Fla. -- The Siena Heights baseball team went 0-2 on the day for the first two games of the Warner Invitational.
Final Scores: Game 1: Siena Heights 3, (RV) Warner 8 Game 2: Siena Heights 3, Mount Vernon Nazarene 4
Location: Lake Wales, Florida (Lake Wales High School)
Records: Siena Heights (2-4), (RV) Warner (19-5), Mount Vernon Nazarene (12-7)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Saints and Royals faced off again. Warner scored first in the second and third inning to make it a 3-0 game. Siena would get on the board in the 4th when Nic Olson hit a RBI single to score Logan Nolff. The game would be 3-1 when the Saints scored again the 5th. Nolff hit Snyder Torres in on a base hit and SHU pulled within one for a 3-2 game.
However, Siena struggled in the 6th inning as they gave up five runs to make it a 8-2 game. SHU would score a run in the 7th from another Nolff RBI to make it 8-3 but it wasn't enough.
Logan Nolff went 2-4 with 2 RBI's
Connor McCoy had a 3-3 day and a walk
Brenden Green had 2 hits on the day
Saints took the field again right after the first game to play the Cougars. MVNU scored right off the bat in the first inning to put the score 1-0. Siena came right back in the third inning to take the lead. Brendan Green had a RBI single followed by a Ryley Overacker sacrifice fly RBI to make it 2-1.
Nazarene however came right back in the bottom half of the 3rd when they hit a three run home run to go ahead 4-2. Weston Cook hit a RBI single in the 6th inning to put the Saints within one but could get another run to finish the game 4-3.
The Saints will continue in the Warner Invitational in Lake Wales, Fla. They face off against Spring Arbor at 9:30am and then play St. Francis at 12:30.