Lemont Furnace, PA - The Penn State Fayette baseball team swept Penn State Beaver in PSUAC action thanks to a pair of comeback wins to extend their season-long winning streak to four games.
In the opener, Fayette (6-11, 3-3) trailed 6-0 before making a valiant comeback to pull out a 10-8 win.
Beaver scored five runs in the first and added a run an inning later to take a 6-0 lead into the bottom of the second.
However, Fayette scored three runs in the inning and two more in the third to trim the Beaver lead to 6-5.
The score held into the sixth when Beaver scored twice to take an 8-5 lead.
Fayette exploded for five runs in its half of the inning to take a 10-8 lead and it held on in the seventh to secure the win.
Austin Clark (Rices Landing, PA/Jefferson Morgan) had a homer, a double, drove in four runs and scored three times to pace Fayette.
Fayette won the second game, 6-5.
Down 5-0 in the second, Fayette scored once in the inning before tying the game with four runs in the fourth and then scoring the game-winning run in the fifth.
Lux had a pair of doubles and drove in two runs, Ross Mazer (Frostburg, MD/Salisbury-Elk Lick HS) had a single and a double while both Brandon Bell (Smock, PA/Uniontown HS) and Jeffrey Doran (West Mifflin, PA/West Mifflin HS) had a pair of singles.
Fayette returns to the diamond on Saturday, April 6 when it heads to Penn State DuBois for a conference double header.
For more information on the baseball team, to go https://www.psfathletics.com/sports/bsb/index.
Written by Bill Hughes