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Baseball splits series in Pittsburg

The Emporia State Hornet baseball team traveled to Pittsburg last Thursday and Friday where they split back-to-back doubleheaders against the Gorillas.

The Gorillas took an early lead in the second inning with an RBI triple. The Hornets tied it up in the fifth with a run from Zach Stuckey, junior outfielder. PSU ended the game with a walkoff home run in the bottom of the seventh.

The Hornets started out the nightcap strong, going up 7-0 after just two and a half innings. They ended the game with a two-run homer from Levi Parker, junior infielder, taking the game 10-0.

Friday saw a split in the doubleheader again, with the Hornets taking the first game 6-5. The Gorillas ended the nightcap with a walkoff homer in the bottom of the ninth, taking it 7-6.

This weekend, baseball takes on the Missouri Southern Lions in Joplin, Mo.

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