ALTON, Ill. - The Kirkwood baseball team swept a doubleheader from Lewis & Clark, 10-4 and 9-1, Saturday in a junior college twinbill in Alton, Ill.
Matt Paciello went 2-for-4 with three RBIs for the Eagles in the first game. Luke Hassman was 2-for-4 and scored twice. Joey Verstegen went 2-for-2.
Ethan Howard pitched 4.1 innings in the opener for the victory. He allowed three runs on seven hits, but only one of the runs was earned. He struck out six batters and walked one.
Nick Drahozal pitched five strong innings for Kirkwood in the nightcap. He allowed one unearned run on one hit, with five strikeouts and five walks.
Jack Fitzgerald went 3-for-4 and scored two runs in the nightcap.
Paciello, Brandon Brittain and Hassman had two hits. Hassman drove in three runs and Bryce Grimm had two RBIs.
Kirkwood (2-4) is scheduled to play another twinbill against Lewis & Clark on Sunday.