Lyndon Center, Vt.—The Thomas College baseball team recorded two conference wins 11-1 and 7-2, against the Lyndon State Hornets Friday afternoon on the campus of Lyndon State. With the win Thomas upped its record to 11-9 overall and 7-1 in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Eastern Division, while the Hornets fall to 2-16 overall and 1-11 in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Eastern Division.
In the opener, Thomas broke open a one-run game by plating three runs in the top of the fifth. Jeff Richardson had a run-scoring double in the uprising and Ben Goodall knocked in a run with a single. The Terriers sealed the win with a two-run sixth and a four-run seventh. Goodall turned in a 3-for-4 performance at the plate which included three singles and three runs-batted-in. Wes Perreault added three hits and one RBI and Ethan Hurley collected two hits and three RBIs. Quinn Rambo and Shayne Kirby had two hits each for the Hornet.
Tim Locke went six strong innings for the Terriers to get the victory allowing no earned runs on five hits while striking out five and walking three. Isaac Earle suffered the loss for the Spartans. He allowed five earned runs on nine hits while fanning three and walking two.
In the nightcap, Thomas blew open a 2-2 game with four runs in the sixth to earn the win and a sweep of the twin bill. Three consecutive Hornet errors led to three runs in the inning as the Terriers took the lead for good. Richardson, Perreault and Joshua Gray had two hits each for the winners. Earle, Kirby, Shane O'Donnell-Leach and Robert Trucott had one hit each for Lyndon.
Jake Chamblee went six innings for the Terriers to earn the win. He allowed one earned run on four hits while striking out seven and walking three. Devin Rhodes was tagged with the loss for the Spartans. He allowed four earned runs on nine hits while fanning one and walking one.
Next up for the Terriers is another double header tomorrow afternoon against the Hornets of Lyndon State with the first game starting at noon and the second one to follow at 1:30 p.m.