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Batavia, OH: The Alice Lloyd College baseball Eagles (7-35) played four contests over the weekend at Cincinnati Clermont. When the series had ended, the Cougars earned two sweeps.

April 23
Game 1
Alice Lloyd-0; UCC-12

Clermont jumped out of the gate strong and took Game 1.

The opener started on an ominous note as the Cougars doubled and singled twice in their first at-bat to plate 2 (2-0).

In the second, they exploded for 7 hits, including 3 doubles, and produced 7 big runs (9-0).

In the meantime, ALC was limited to just 4 singles through the first five innings. In the bottom half of the same inning, UCC whacked another double and a single to gain 2 more runs (11-0).

In the very next inning, Eagle left fielder Noah Dingess doubled, but was quickly extinguished as the next three batters went down in order. Clermont then used a pair of singles in their half of the sixth to add a final tally (12-1).

Down to their final opportunity, Alice Lloyd opened the seventh with a single, only to see three consecutive outs end the affair.

At the plate, Dingess provided the lone extra-base hit.

On the mound, Chase Conley suffered a tough loss. He went 1.2 innings, allowing 9 hits and 9 earned runs while striking out 2.

The visitors were outhit 16-6 and committed 3 errors.

Game 2
Alice Lloyd-7; UCC-9

The Eagles made a valiant comeback only to fall to the Ohio squad in their final at-bat.

The Cougars stuck in their opener with 6 big runs as they combined five singles, a double and two ALC errors to produce the bounty (6-0).

In the third, the Pippa Passes club used a single to plate a score (6-1) and then were gifted an extra run in the very next inning, courtesy of an error (6-2).

Things remained the same until the sixth when ALC had their best inning of the entire series. They combined a 2-run blast over the right-field wall from TJay Mullins (3B) with 3 singles, and 4 Clermont errors to roar back with 5 runs. Suddenly, the Caney Creek Club led 7-6.

Unfortunately, the Cincy team promptly earned three runs right back in the bottom of the inning on three well-placed singles. (9-7).

Down to the last inning, ALC went out in order to end the festivities.

At the plate, Jake Moran (2B) had 2 hits, while TJay Mullins blast proved to be the wallop of the day. Ethan Mullins (DH) drove in 2 runs.

Three pitchers took to the mound for the hometown club, with Mason Bryant credited for the

hard-luck loss. Over five innings, he allowed 3 runs on just 1 hit, while whiffing 3 batters.

The hosts outhit the Pippa Passes Eagles 9-8 and committed 6 errors compared to ALC’s 2.

April 24
Game 1
Alice Lloyd-3; UCC- 8

Clermont did their damage in the later innings to pull away and take Game 1.

The Cougars stuck in their opener with a run produced from an error (1-0).

 ALC answered in the second with 2 singles and tied the contest (1-1).

In the third, the Cougars club used a couple of singles to plate a deuce (3-1), but the Bluegrass boys got those runs back in the fifth.

In that inning, a trio of singles brought in 2 scores to knot the contest at 3-3. However, UCC did not panic They quickly answered with a crucial double and a pair of singles, that gave the Ohio squad 3 big runs and a 6-3 cushion.

In the sixth after ALC went down quietly, 3 more Clermont hits plated 2 two insurance runs (8-3).

Unfortunately, in the last inning, ALC went without another score.

At the plate, Peyton Brown (1B) had 2 hits and drove in 2 runs.

Peyton Branham suffered the pitching loss. Over five innings, he allowed 7 runs on 8 hits, while whiffing 3 batters.

The hosts outhit the Pippa Passes Eagles 10-6, and committed 0 errors compared to ALC with 2.

Game 2
Alice Lloyd-0; UCC-13

The Ohio club scored in every inning while throwing a no-hitter to take the sweep.

The home squad stuck first as they scored a run in the opener (1-0). They then added 2 in the third and 4 in the fourth (7-0) to gain the upper hand. In the meantime, ALC went hitless.

In the fifth and sixth, UCC would plate 2 and 4 runs once again to vault ahead 13-0.

Eventually, in the last inning, the Cougars would add icing on the cake as their starting pitcher mowed down the Eagles to complete the contest without allowing a single hit.

At the plate, ALC was limited to just 2 walks.

On the mound, Ryan Cozart allowed 9 hits and 6 runs in three innings for the loss. He whiffed 2 batters.

ALC was outhit 17-0.