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BASE: Colonels fall to rival King’s; officially eliminated in MAC Freedom tournament

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Sophomore Matt Reinert stepping into the batters box against Manhattanville

Sophomore Matt Reinert stepping into the batters box against Manhattanville

Kirsten Peters

Kirsten Peters

Sophomore Matt Reinert stepping into the batters box against Manhattanville

Benjamin Mandell, Co-Sports Editor

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READING, Pa. —The Wilkes University Colonels lost their second game of the MAC Freedom tournament to cross-town rival King’s College 6-3. The loss officially eliminated the Colonels from the MAC Freedom tournament.

The game started off as a pitcher’s duel as both Jeremy Worlinski and Dan Hartson pitched well. Worlinski went 6.1 innings, allowing seven hits, four runs, walking and striking out one. Hartson went six innings allowing six hits, three runs, twp earned, walking one, and striking out three. Hartson picked up the win while Worlinski took the loss. Chris Lupole picked up the save going the final three innings, keeping the Colonels off the board.

Kyle Lupas had a big day for the Monarchs at the plate as he went two-for-five with a home run and three RBIs. The Colonels top hitter was Joe Champi who went three-for-four with one RBI and a hit by pitch.

The loss likely concludes the Colonels season as they officially exit the MAC Freedom tournament with a 17-17 overall record for the season.

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BASE: Colonels fall to rival King’s; officially eliminated in MAC Freedom tournament