The Railsplitters offense was fired up early, getting three
extra-base hits in the first inning. Colbie Glenn started the
Railsplitters off on the right track with a single to third
base. Daulton Miller followed in the no. 2 spot with a triple to
left to score Glenn. Sean Raffa doubled to center to drive in
Miller. Alex Hoffert added a double to left to score Raffa and
the Railsplitters were on top 3-0.
The Railsplitters had four hits in the third inning and plated
two more runs. After Miller and Raffa singled in the inning,
Graue doubled. Miller had been caught stealing earlier, but
after a two-run single by Jaden Leadley the Railsplitters lead
Moving to the top of the fourth inning, Miller and Raffa would
add RBI singles to increase the lead to 7-0.
Auburn plated four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to
make things interesting.
Glenn and Graue slugged doubles in the top of the sixth inning
and with a walk to Raffa in the mix, the Railsplitters scored
two more runs. Graue earned the RBIs and Lincoln was on top 9-4.
The top of the seventh inning started with a single to left by
Leadley and then Jaden Klopp homered to left to make the score
Trent Koehler shut down the Trojans on strikeouts in the bottom
of the seventh inning.
Andrew Graue earned the win for Lincoln. Graue worked three and
one-third innings, allowing four runs on five hits. Graue struck
out one batter and walked one.
Trent Koehler got the save. He worked three and two-thirds
innings, giving up four hits and zero runs. Koehler returned
from the injured list to strike out nine batters and walk one.
The Railsplitters bats were on fire versus Auburn, pounding out
Sean Raffa was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBIs.
Daulton Miller was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Andrew Graue was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored.
Jaden Leadley was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Colbie Glenn was 2-for-5 with three runs scored.
Jaden Klopp and Alex Hoffert each had one hit.
The Railsplitters improved to 14-10 on the season.
Lincoln will play at Chatham Glenwood today at 4:30 p.m.