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Summer Diamond Notes #6: Lee Zerrusen, Crestwood Panthers
Hey, Illini fans, Lee Zerrusen coming to you fresh off a week-long trip to Japan. During the spring, I was offered a spot on a team with players from colleges and high schools all over the country traveling overseas to play against Japanese university and club teams. I was able to play under fellow Illini Billy Barrett’s high school coach Jim Hall. FULL STORY
JoeDan Poulter belted a pair of home runs and Rudy Jovanovski drove in four as the third-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team set a school record for runs scored as the Tigers pounded Upper Iowa , 28-7, Saturday afternoon at Rab Rodgers Field.
Ouachita Baptist (5-0) raced out to a 6-0 lead after one inning and added eight in the second to take a 14-0 margin into the top of the third. Upper Iowa added a pair on the third, but the Tigers countered with a run in the bottom of the third and four in the fourth to put the game away.
ARKADELPHIA – The third-ranked Ouachita Baptist baseball team exploded for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past Upper Iowa, 5-2, Friday afternoon at Rab Rodgers Field during the Tigers’ home opener.
Ouachita Baptist (4-0) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning on a Rudy Jovanovski solo home run to left, but that was about all the offense the Tigers could muster off Peacocks starter Zach Raff.
Upper Iowa (0-1) tied the contest in the sixth on a solo homer by TJ Johnson and took a 2-1 lead in the seventh.
A leadoff home run by Destan Makonnen tied the game at 2 in the bottom of the seventh, followed by a one-out walk by Drew Maus. That would be the last batter Raff faced. Tom Longoni came in and walked Ryan Wade and pinch-hitter JoeDan Poulter delivered a double to right-center, plating Maus and giving Ouachita Baptist a 3-2 lead.