Feb. 15, 2006
PENSACOLA, Fla. - West Florida got a four game split with Gulf South Conference West Division foe Henderson State. The Argonauts woke up the bats and soundly defeated HSU in game two of tonight's doubleheader, 10-3.
In game two, the UWF bats exploded in a seven-run fifth inning. The Argonauts totaled six of their eight hits in the fifth. Jason Kohl led off the inning with a walk and Windham was hit by a pitch with one out. Williams scored both runs on a double to put UWF ahead, 5-3. Antoske singled and scored Williams. Wallace followed with a single and Davis connected on an RBI single. Stropolo knocked in another run with a single. The assault continued when Logan Hundley singled through the left side. Logan Whitley's RBI ground out closed the door on an eventful inning for UWF. The Reddies went through four pitchers in the decisive fifth.
The game started with UWF scoring a run in the first on an RBI single by Williams. Henderson State took a 2-1 lead in the third inning on a two-run homerun by Anthony Barker. The Argos answered with two runs of their own in the third to regain their lead. Antoske and Windham both hit sacrifice flies.
Jordan Berry (1-0) got the win in 6 1/3 innings of work. He allowed three runs on eight hits with five strikeouts. Brett Diehl notched the loss for HSU.
West Florida's record moves to 8-4 overall, while Henderson State goes to 2-6. West Florida starts a four game series with North Georgia at Pelican Park on Friday at 5:00 pm.