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Kirkwood baseball team sweeps twinbill

GODFREY, Ill. - The Kirkwood baseball team swept a doubleheader from  Lewis & Clark Community College, 12-8 and 9-0, Saturday in Godfrey, Ill.

General McArthur, Tyler Bordner and Toran Shahidi belted home runs for  the Eagles (3-3) in the first game. Bordner was 3-for-4 with three  RBIs, McArthur was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Shahidi drove in two  runs.

Starting pitcher Austin Miller tossed four strong innings for Kirkwood  in the opener for the victory. He allowed one run on five hits, with  six strikeouts and no walks.

Shahidi drove in three more runs in the nightcap. Korry Howell was  3-for-4 while McArthur, Colin Kreiter and Bordner all had two hits.  Kreiter scored three times.

Peyton Long pitched a three-hit shutout for Kirkwood in the second  game, which was stopped after five innings due to darkness. Long  allowed only three hits, with five strikeouts and two walks.


Kirkwood       203 131 3 - 12 12 0
Lewis & Clark  001 001 6 - 8 10 1

W - Miller. L - Goepel


Kirkwood       430 02 - 9 10 1
Lewis & Clark  000 00 - 0 3 1

W - Long. L - Drinen.


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