Delgado takes two Wednesday at Copiah-Lincoln

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Delgado swept Copiah-Lincoln in Wednesday’s doubleheader in Wesson, Mississippi, defeating the Wolfpack 9-0 in game one and coming back to take a 10-7 win in game two.

Daniel Lahare opened game one with a solo homerun in the first inning to give Delgado the 1-0 lead. In the second, Blake Freeman led off with a single and advanced on a double from Chip Bonura. Bonura on a triple by Brandt Broussard, who later scored on Anthony Valdes’ sacrifice fly to make it a 4-0 game. Daniel Lahare homered again in the fourth inning for a fifth Dolphin run.

In the fifth, Delgado sent nine batters to the plate to combine for three additional runs following four walks and a single.

Starting pitcher Jace Nini held Copiah-Lincoln scoreless through seven innings enroute to Delgado’s 9-0 victory.

In game two, Copiah-Lincoln struck first with a four run, four hit second inning for the early 4-0 lead over Delgado. The Dolphins cut into the lead in the fourth inning following three consecutive singles by Chip Bonura, Bryce Dantin, and Anthony Valdes (who scored Bonura). Daniel Lahare doubled to drive in two addition runs and cut the Wolfpack lead to a run. In the fifth, Justin Ory led off with a double, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on a single by Christian Clayton to tie the score. Co-Lin’s Matthew Mordecai’s solo homerun opened the bottom of the fifth and broke the tie before a double steal and a fielder’s choice padded the 7-4 lead. Delgado’s Brandt Broussard led off the Dolphin sixth with a single and scored on a two-run homerun by JP LaGreco. Two batters later, a homerun by Justin Ory knotted the game 7-7.

The Dolphins held the Wolfpack scoreless in the sixth before posting a three-run seventh inning, which opened with a double by Matt Rykaczewski. Anthony Valdes was intentionally walked before Brandt Broussard’s bunt single loaded the bases. Daniel Lahare was hit by a pitch to break the tie and give Delgado the lead. Tristan Babin doubled to score Valdes and Broussard before Lahare was tagged out at the plate to end the frame.

Closer Chris Turpin retired Co-Lin in order in the seventh to secure Delgado’s 10-7 comeback win.

Delgado will face Southwest Mississippi next Wednesday.

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