Team Cheese defeats Team Goat 4-2 in Fall World Series finale

(Photo: Gene Swindoll, Gene’s Page, 247Sports)

 

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State concluded its Fall World Series Sunday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field with a four-inning 4-2 win, giving Team Cheese a sweep of the Series 3 video games to none.

Virginia Commonwealth switch outfielder Connor Hujsak put Team Goat at the board first with a two-out solo house run to the Left Field Lounge concourse.  It was once his 2d Fall World Series house run in as many days.  After Ross Highfill reached on an infield throwing error and complicated to 2d on an errant pickoff try, Pico Kohn were given Von Seibert on moves to restrict the wear.

Bryce Chance were given the primary hit of the day for Team Cheese off Team Goat starter Landon Gartman.  He hit a flooring rule double to the distance in proper heart.  After a stroll to Jay Murdock, Jurrangelo Cijntje lofted a deep fly to proper that was once to begin with stuck, however then dropped.  The runner was once pressured out at 2d, however Chance complicated to 3rd.  He scored when David Mershon grounded a unmarried thru the correct aspect.  It was once 1-1 midway thru the second one inning.

Kohn pitched round singles via Hollis Porter and Colton Ledbetter in the second one, getting Hujsak to flooring softly to 3rd and finish the inning.

VCU switch Tyler Davis opened the 3rd inning for Team Maroon.  He walked Luke Hancock on 4 pitches after which gave up an Alford bouncing unmarried thru the correct aspect that despatched Hancock to 3rd.  The Bulldog catcher scored on a double-play flooring out via Chance.  For Davis, it was once a just right factor.  Jay Murdock doubled into the correct box nook to place a runner again in scoring place and Cijntje took merit, punching a unmarried during the center of the diamond for a 3-1 Team Cheese lead.  Cijntje took 2d at the throw house and was once straight away pinch run for via Kellum Clark.  Pitch rely issues ended the body at 4-1.

McClain Ray relieved Kohn in the ground of the 3rd.  A Von Seibert unmarried to heart and a couple of unfastened passes to Nate Chester and Porter loaded the bases.  Seibert scored on a wild pitch to chop his group’s lead in part.  Ray wriggled out of additional harm with a strikeout of Wil Hoyle and fly out via Ledbetter.

Davis was once again out for the fourth regardless of being stored an inning later.  He promptly walked Jordan on a 3-2 pitch main off the body.  Luke Hancock’s grounder to the correct aspect appeared certain for proper box, however struck Jordan for a fielder’s selection and the runner was once retired.  Again Davis benefited as a result of Alford covered a cushy unmarried to heart that may have scored the run.  Davis escaped additional harm when Chance grounded into every other 6-4-3 double play.

Seibert prolonged the general Series recreation with a two-out unmarried to heart off Ray.  When Nate Chester walked following Seibert, on the other hand, Team Maroon introduced the profitable run to the plate in the individual of Hollis Porter.  Ray used his breaking ball to fan Porter and finish the Series.

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