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    May 7, 2022 Lynchburg, Va. RSS | | Box Score Box Score

    The Jacksonville Dolphins downed the Liberty Flames 11-3 in the middle game of a three-game ASUN series, Saturday evening at Worthington Field at Liberty Baseball Stadium.

    After Liberty jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, Jacksonville pitchers held the Flames in check the rest of the way for the victory to even the three-game series at 1-1.

    Center fielder Derek Orndorff had two hits and belted his team-leading 14th home run in the contest for Liberty. Left fielder Three Hillier had three hits for the Flames.

    Liberty falls to 29-16 overall and 15-8 in ASUN play. The Dolphins move to 24-20 overall and 10-13 in the conference.

    Box Score Highlights
    Records:
    Jacksonville (24-20, 10-13 ASUN); Liberty (29-16, 15-8 ASUN)
    Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Worthington Field at Liberty Baseball Stadium)
    WP: Michael Darrell-Hicks (3-4) | LP: Dylan Cumming (4-3)

    Scoring Summary
    1st INNING – LIBERTY – Orndorff homers, 1-0
    1st INNING – LIBERTY – Mathieu singles, Hillier scores, 2-0
    2nd INNING – JAX – Ridley doubles, Diaz scores, 2-1
    2nd INNING – JAX – Malloy singles, Ridley scores, 2-2
    3rd INNING – JAX – Diaz singles, Joseph scores, 3-2
    3rd INNING – JAX – Ridley singles, Berg scores, 4-2
    4th INNING – JAX – Diaz singles, DeLamielleure scores, 5-2
    4th INNING – JAX – Ridley walks, Berg scores, 6-2
    5th INNING – JAX – DeLamielleure singles, Hodges scores, 7-2
    5th INNING – JAX – Joseph grounds out, DeLamielleure scores, 8-2
    6th INNING – JAX – Malloy reaches on a fielder’s choice, Diaz scores (unearned), 9-2
    6th INNING – JAX – DeLamielleure singles, Malloy (unearned) and Diaz (unearned) score, 11-2
    9th INNING – LIBERTY – Hillier singles, Keeter scores, 11-3

    Notable Numbers
    – Jacksonville outhit Liberty, 13-9, in the contest. The Flames committed the game’s only error.
    – Each team left 12 men on base.
    – Liberty first baseman Logan Mathieu also had two hits in the contest.
    – Flames’ starting pitcher Dylan Cumming takes the loss. He allowed six runs on nine hits over 3 1/3 innings. He struck out three and walked four.
    – Jacksonville right-hander Michael Darrell-Hicks records the win. He gave up two runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings. He struck out five and walked three.
    – Dolphins’ right fielder Blake DeLamielleure had three hits and two RBI in the contest. He also scored two runs.
    – Jacksonville third baseman Jonah Diaz also collected three hits in the contest, driving in two and scoring two runs.

    Beyond the Box Score
    – Jacksonville evens the series at 1-1. The Flames defeated the Dolphins 7-5, yesterday
    – The contest was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., but rain showers moved into the Lynchburg area before game time, causing the contest to get underway at 6:45 p.m.
    – Hillier posts the first three-hit game of his career and his 11th multi-hit game of the season.
    – Mathieu collects two or more hits in a game for the second consecutive day and his 13th multi-hit game of 2022. Yesterday, the Liberty first baseman had three hits.
    – Orndorff records his 12th multi-hit game of the year. His home run was his first since April 14th in a 9-2 win at Kennesaw State.

    Next Up
    Liberty and Jacksonville will wrap up their three-game series tomorrow at Worthington Field at Liberty Baseball Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.