ALBANY, Ore. — A pair of strong pitching performances and explosive bats helped lead Linn-Benton Community College past Chemeketa in NWAC Southern Region baseball action Friday afternoon. The Roadrunners swept the Storm 7-5 in game one and 10-2 in the nightcap.
The wins improved Linn-Benton's record to 16-2 in the NWAC South and 26-7 overall. The Storm dropped to 8-10 and 21-15 overall. The Roadrunners remain in first place in the NWAC South.
Chemeketa took a 1-0 lead in the second inning and held on until the Roadrunners exploded for a 10-run fourth inning that broke the game open.
Linn-Benton travels to Salem on Saturday for the final two games of the series with Chemeketa. The first game is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m.
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