Garrett Swanson’s triple leads Geneva; Baseball to 5-2 win over Grove City

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gc-bb-4-14-121.jpgBeaver Falls, PA- Junior Garrett Swanson (Blackhawk) hit a three-run triple in the fifth to lift Geneva to a 5-2 win over Grove City. The Wolverines had taken a fourth-inning lead but never led again after Swanson′s blow.

Zach Ackerman (Worthington Christian, OH) pitched the first eight innings to record the win as Geneva improved to 12-24 and 8-12 in the Presidents′ Athletic Conference. Jeremy Herzog (Freedom) had two hits and scored two for the Golden Tornadoes.

"We got a great pitching performance from Zach Ackerman," said Geneva coach Alan Sumner. "We got some key hits, too so this was a big win for us."

Geneva plays at Thiel on Thursday.=

Geneva 5, Grove City 3

Grove City 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 - 3 7 1

Geneva 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 x - 5 7 2

Winner: Zach Ackerman (8 inns.) 3 strikeouts, 1 walk. Loser: Curran (1 inn.) 1 strikeout, 1 walk. 2B: TJ Lambert (G), Jeremy Herzog (G), Hodgos (GC), Swatsworth (GC). 3B: Garrett Swanson (G). Multiple hits: Fryer (GC) 3, Herzog (G) 2.

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