OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The Northwestern Oklahoma State University baseball team was swept by No. 1 Oklahoma City in a doubleheader falling 3-0 in game one and 10-2 in game two of the doubleheader at Jim Wade Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Game One - Box Score
Junior Jason Martyn pitched for the Rangers but took the tough luck loss throwing a complete game while giving up just three runs. The Rio Hondo transfer lost for just the second time this season.
The offense couldn't get started against Stars hurler Rich Hawkins who threw a gem of his own tossing a complete game shutout while holding the Rangers (12-12, 2-4 SAC) to just four hits.
Jeff Martin, Jarad Moore, Trevor Long and Juan Natal had the hits for the Rangers.
Game Two - Box Score
Northwestern didn't get much offense in game two either managing just one run in the fifth and seventh innings against Stars' pitching. The Stars staked starting pitcher Cody Crabaugh to a big lead early scoring nine unanswered runs in the first four innings.
Wes Brorsen was able to solve Crabaugh as he went a perfect 4-for-4 on the day with two doubles.
The Rangers finally got on the board after being shutout for four innings. Natal doubled to start the fifth. Brorsen singled advancing Natal to third. Moore followed that with a double plating Natal.
Brorsen and Moore were at it again in the seventh inning as the pair led off with singles. A Flores walk loaded the bases after Trevor long popped up, Jeff Martin walked to make it a 10-2 game.
The Rangers will return home to Myers Stadium for a 2 p.m. doubleheader against USAO.
Sat, March 3, 2012
by Allan Scarabello