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    May 8, 2022 Lynchburg, Va. RSS | | Box Score Box Score

    Liberty left-hander Joe Adametz allowed one run over eight innings and Trey Carter pitched a scoreless ninth, leading the Flames past the Jacksonville Dolphins 2-1, Sunday afternoon at Worthington Field at Liberty Baseball Stadium.

    Adametz outdueled Jacksonville starting pitcher Christian Graham for the victory, as the Flames take the ASUN Conference three-game series, two games to one. Adametz did not allow a run over the first seven innings. He completed his day yielding one run on seven hits over eight innings. He struck out five and walked one.

    Carter entered in the ninth and retired all three batters he faced, striking out the final two batters of the inning to seal the victory.

    Three consecutive two-out hits in the fourth inning gave Liberty a 2-0 lead. Center fielder Derek Orndorff’s double plated the only runs Adametz and Carter needed in the game.

    Liberty moves 30-16 overall and 16-8 in ASUN play. The Dolphins drop to 24-21 overall and 10-14 in the conference. 

    Box Score Highlights
    Jacksonville (24-21, 10-14 ASUN); Liberty (30-16, 16-8 ASUN)
    Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Worthington Field at Liberty Baseball Stadium)
    WP: Joe Adametz (5-2) | LP: Christian Graham (2-3) | SV: Trey Carter (2)

    Scoring Summary
    4th INNING – LIBERTY – Orndorff doubles, Mathieu and Anderson score, 2-0
    8th INNING – JAX – Flowers flies out, Diaz scores, 2-1

    Notable Numbers
    – Jacksonville outhit Liberty, 7-4, in the contest. Neither team committed an error.
    – Baserunners were at a premium on the day. Liberty left three men on base. Jacksonville left five men on base.
    – Three of the Flames’ four hits in the game were doubles.
    – Graham gave up two runs on four hits over eight innings. He struck out five and walked one.
    – Dolphins’ shortstop Chase Malloy was the only hitter in the contest with two hits.

    Beyond the Box Score
    – Liberty has won five straight ASUN Conference series and is 12-3 in conference play over that span. The Flames, 16-8 in the conference, leads the ASUN East Division by one game over Kennesaw State with six conference games remaining.
    – The Flames record their 30th win of 2022 with the victory. Liberty has won 30 or more games in 17 consecutive seasons.
    – Liberty is now 26-0 when leading after six innings this season.
    – Adametz pitched 15 1/3 scoreless innings before giving up the run in the eighth. Last Sunday, the left-hander threw eight scoreless innings in the Flames’ 8-0 victory at Stetson.

    Next Up
    Liberty hits the road next week for four games. The Flames will start the road swing against the No. 5 Virginia Tech Hokies on Wednesday. Game time at English Field at Atlantic Union Bank Park is scheduled for 7 p.m.