The Ottawa University baseball team snapped an eight-game losing streak Saturday with a 10-5 victory Saturday over Kansas Wesleyan in the nightcap of a doubleheader in Ottawa.
The Braves lost the opener 6-2 and was swept by the Coyotes Sunday, 14-7 and 15-4, in Salina.
The Coyotes used two six-run frames to win Sunday’s opener after Ottawa led 2-0 early. Kyle Pener led Ottawa with three hits and an RBI. Bret Stratton pitched in three innings in the loss.
The nightcap saw Ottawa jump on top again with two runs in the second inning. Ottawa scored two more in the fifth to pull within 6-4. The Coyotes exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning.
Dustin Balmer went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Aaron Marshall had two hits and scored a run. Tyler Wilson pitched in three innings in the loss. He had four strikeouts.
Ottawa put together a sterling game in the win. Ottawa had 15 hits with nine RBIs. Jacob Loucks tossed six innings.
Ottawa rolled up a 10-2 lead after six innings.
Kalem Quinn went 4-for-4 with three RBIs. Greg Wisner had two hits and had two RBIs.
The opener was tight for four innings. Cody Parks’ home run tied it at 2-2 in the fourth inning, but the Coyotes scored four unanswered runs.
Wisner led Ottawa with two hits. Cole Meeks tossed six innings.
Ottawa (10-27) plays Thursday at William Jewell.