CHICKASHA – In a Saturday afternoon doubleheader, the Drovers ran all over Hillsdale College, scoring a total of 24 runs in the two wins.
A whooping 17 of those came in the first game, which the Drovers won 17-2.
In that game, third baseman Heath Wilda — who hit a home run in the sixth — had five RBIs and scored three runs off his three hits.
Jared Coon and Konrad Mueller each batted 1.000 in the game, Coon with four hits, two runs and two RBIs and Mueller with five hits, one run and four RBIs.
Brian Vigo and Chance Hill each scored two runs and drove one in.
Freshman Hayden George, who both pinch ran and pinch hit for catcher Owen Adams, went 1-for-1 and scored two runs.
Also scoring were Robert Summers, Tylor Lee, Zach Gonzalez, Daniel Edwards and Blake Pruett.
Simon Mitchell (2-0) spent six innings on the mound, striking out five batters. Finishing up the game was Aaron Copfer, who threw a strikeout in the final inning.
Having a hard time topping such a dominating performance in the first game, the Drovers went on to shut out Hillsdale in game two, winning 7-0.
Pitcher Chris Fischer (1-1) spent five innings on the mound, throwing 10 strikeouts and allowing just one hit. In an effort to give other pitchers some innings on the mound, Clinton Selman and Josh Goodman each pitched an inning as well.
The Drovers scored seven runs off nine hits in the game. Hill went 2-for-2 and scored two runs in the game. Pruett, batting .500 in the game, scored two runs and drove two runners in.
Wilda had another three hits and two RBIs in the second game, while George scored two more runs. Also scoring was Brian Vigo, who went 2-for-3 in the game.
With their record matching the score of game one, the Drovers advance to 17-2 on the season. They take on NCAA Division II Southwestern Oklahoma State University at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Weatherford before opening up conference play with a four-game series at home against Wayland Baptist on Friday and Saturday. Both doubleheaders will begin at 1 p.m.