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Geneva baseball dodges raindrops But not W&J, falling 16-4


Washington, PA - The weather forced the game to be delayed but the delay didn′t help the Golden Tornadoes as they fell behind in the first inning and never regained their footing.

"We faced the top pitcher and the top team in the conference and they lived up to their reputation," said Geneva coach Alan Sumner. "We need to regroup and come out ready to play Saturday."

Aaron Witman (Shalom Christian Academy, PA) had an exceptional day at the plate for Geneva with a double, home run, two runs scored, and two driven in. Donnie Tong (Tree of Life Christian, OH) also had three singles for Geneva, who will play two against W&J Saturday.

Geneva is now 11-22 and 7-10 in the Presidents′ Athletic Conference.

Game 1

W&J 16, Geneva 4

Geneva 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 - 4 8 5

WashJeff 2 2 0 6 0 5 1 0 x - 16 16 0

Winner: Nogay (7 inns.) 7 strikeouts, 1 walk. Loser: Caleb Kilgore (3 inns.) 2 strikeouts, 3 walks. 2B: Aaron Witman (G), Dan Jeffreys (G), Vento (WJ), K.Smith (WJ), Begley (WJ) HR: Witman (G), Schultz (WJ). Multiple hits: Donnie Tong (G), Vento (WJ) 3. Witman (G), Stanicia (WJ), K.Smith (WJ), Schultz (WJ), Paladino (WJ) 2.

Geneva College invites students to accept the challenge of an academically excellent, Christ-centered education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate majors, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and campus-based options, and seven graduate degrees, Geneva has programs that place students at the forefront of higher learning. Adhering to the inerrancy of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God′s word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today′s world.