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.