York College sweeps home twinbill vs. Southern Virginia

  • York College swept its doubleheader against Southern Virginia on Monday with 7-4 and 7-2 wins.
  • The two wins got the Spartans off to a 2-0 start in Capital Athletic Conference play.
  • Tuesday's home game against Elizabethtown has already been postponed due to the threat of snow.

The York College baseball team swept its home doubleheader against Southern Virginia on a cold Monday to get its Capital Athletic Conference schedule off to a strong start.

York College Spartans

The Spartans (6-3, 2-0 CAC) hung up seven runs in each of the games, winning the opener, 7-4, and then coming right back and winning the second half of the twinbill, 7-2. The Knights fell to 6-15 and 0-3.

The Spartans took advantage of four Southern Virginia errors in the second game, while York's Michael Moore registered a 3-for-5 game with two RBIs. Zach Hossler, Seth Brosius and Patrick Clement each had two-hit performances. Moore is a Bermudian Springs grad, while Clement graduated from York Catholic. Starter Joel Kenney went eight strong innings for York, allowing both runs on seven hits and a walk, while striking out four.

In the second game, Christian Bilan had a three-hit game, also driving in three runs, while Moore recorded a pair of base knocks. On the mound, Randy Frankenfield earned his first win of the season, going seven-plus innings, allowing two runs, one earned, on four hits, a walk and one strikeout. Will Grega picked up his first save of the season with a clean ninth.

The Spartans' game on Tuesday against Elizabethtown has already been postponed because of the impending snowstorm. They're scheduled to be in action again on Wednesday at St. Mary's (Maryland) at 3:30 p.m.