WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College baseball team scored eight runs in innings four to six and pulled away for a 10-4 win over Bowdoin College in the second game of a NESCAC East doubleheader on Saturday.
Colby (10-22-1, 3-9 NESCAC East) had 14 hits in the second game and received another solid outing from first-year Taimu Ito (pictured), who had eight strikeouts and two walks in 5.2 innings of work.
Colby Joncas had two hits and two RBI in the second game for the Polar Bears. Sean Mullaney also had two hits, while Brandon Lopez scored two runs and had one hit.
Colby went ahead for good with a pair of runs in the fourth inning. Wessman had an RBI single to bring in Matt Garcia, while Andrew Sterup later scored from third on a double play.
Bowdoin loaded the bases in the top of the sixth and had one run. Nick Sadler was hit by a pitch to score Jack Wilhoite. Colby reliever Dan Schoenfeld was able to get out of the jam.
The Mules added a lone run in the eighth inning and Bowdoin scored twice in the top of the ninth. Ben Coleman tripled to bring in Matt Mitchell for the Mules. Joncas had an RBI single and Evann Dumont-LaPointe had a sacrifice fly to right field to score the other run.
After Bowdoin loaded the bases with one out in the first inning, Sawyer Billings had a two-run single to left field to bring in Eric Mah and Joncas. Wilhoite doubled to left to score Dumont-Lapointe and Billings for a 4-0 lead. After stealing third base, Wilhoite scored on a sacrifice fly Sean Mullaney.
The Mules scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on Mulberry's two-run double. However, Bowdoin answered with two runs in the top of the fifth on a two-run double from Dumont-Lapointe.
Billings had five RBI, two hits, and two runs for the Polar Bears. Ben Suski, Mah, and Wilhoite also had two hits.