W, 5-4 W, 10-2
The Skyhawks opened up their home opener with a 1-0 lead earned in inning 2. Prairie State bounced back and added 1 of their own in the 4th and 3 in the top of 6th. Taking a 4-1 lead into the bottom of the 6th inning, the Skyhawks again with a no quit attitude went to work. The Skyhawks added 3 of their own. 2 coming off the rbi double by Austin Sandrock to cut it to 4-3. The very next pitch Matt Makarwich shot the game tying double down the left field line to score Sandrock from 2nd base. The Skyhawks took a 4-4 game into the top of the 7th where Grant Wasson held PSC scoreless. Wasson now 1-1 on the year on the mound. In the bottom of the 7th Austin Miller got his lone hit of the game to get a runner on base with 1 out for the Skyhawks. Luke Olson added his lone hit as well to make it first and third with 1 out. Then with 2 outs Larson Barnett shot a single down the right field corner to walk it off for the Skyhawks. The comeback and walk off was complete. Great Team win by the Skyhawks.
Austin Miller made his presence known during the series Finale with Prairie State College. Austin got the start on the mound going 5 innings allowing 4 hits 2 runs and striking out 3 batters and collecting his first win of the young season, now 1-0. Austin also added 2 doubles and 3 rbis during this game. Austin finished 3-3 3 rbis and the win on the mound. 10 Skyhawks collected a hit in the series finale and got to 10 runs quick off a first inning barrage for 8 runs from the offense. For such a cold day with the wind howling in, the Skyhawks bats were loud. Great team win and break out game for Austin Miller.
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- W, 5-4 W, 10-2