Myers Lifts Lions Past Elizabethtown

Myers Lifts Lions Past Elizabethtown

FORT PIERCE, Fl. – Phil Myers (DuBouis, PA/DuBois Central Catholic) earned his second win of the season, allowing one earned run in a 9-2 win over Elizabethtown in spring-break action on Thursday in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Score: Penn State Behrend 9, Elizabethtown 2
Records: Penn State Behrend (2-4), Elizabethtown (2-5)

Key Moments:

* The Behrend Lions scored eight of their nine runs in the first four innings
* Behrend relied on three runs in both the second and third innings
* Myers threw 65 strikes on 100 pitches in 6.2 innings of work
* The Lions had eight extra-base hits including a home run from Mason McGuire (Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair)
* McGuire got his first long ball and double of the season in the game, going 2-for-2 from the plate
* Six of Behrend's runs were scored on extra-base hits including a triple from Zack Bowen (Plum Borough, PA/Serra Catholic) in the third inning
* With one out in the eighth, McGuire hit the solo homer to make it 9-1
* The Blue Jays scored in the sixth with a double and then Arley Shepherd answered McGuire's homer with a long ball in eighth
* Ryan Weaver (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) went 3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI for Behrend

Next Up:

* The Behrend Lions return to action tomorrow against Hood at 4:30 p.m. in Fort Pierce, Florida.