Score: Gold 6 - Blue 4
Records: Gold (1-1), Blue (1-1)
Location: J.L. Johnson Stadium - Tulsa, Okla.
TULSA, Okla. - The bats came alive Friday evening during the Oral Roberts University baseball team's intrasquad Blue-Gold Fall World Series at J.L. Johnson Stadium as Gold topped Blue 6-4.
Trailing the Blue team 3-2 in the top of the fifth, redshirt freshman Noah Cummings turned on a pitch and drove it over the left field wall for a three-run home run giving the Gold team a lead.
Noah Cummings hit the first home run in the series in the top of the fifth.
Inside the Box Score
- Noah Cummings led the Gold team with three hits and three RBI's, including a three-run home run in the top of the fifth.
- Derrian James had single and an RBI on a sacrifice fly.
- Matt Whatley singled, walked and scored twice for Gold.
- Cadon Owens had two singles, two RBI's and was hit by a pitch.
- Rolando Martinez, Dean Wilson, Emmanuel Forcier each recorded a base hit for Blue.
- Jacob McDavid went 3.2 innings with four strikeouts in a no decision for Blue.
- Tyler Buss allowed four hits and an earned run, while striking out three for the win.
- Anthony Sequeira closed the game for Gold, striking out four in two innings of work to record the save.
- Cadon Owens drove in Matt Brandy and Ryan Wagner in the bottom of the second to put Blue up 2-0.
- Justin Robison scored on a double-steal to make it 3-0 Blue.
- Chase Stafford drove in Charles Craighead with a sacrifice fly in the top of the third to cut the lead to 3-1.
- Matt Whatley singled in Derrian James in the top of the third to make it a 3-2 game.
- Following a Matt Whatley walk and a single by Anthony Sequeira, Noah Cummings hit a three-run home run to left to give Gold a 5-3 lead.
- With the bases loaded, Rolando Martinez was hit by a pitch to cut Gold's lead to 5-4.
- Derrian James extended the Gold lead to 6-4 in the top of the sixth with a sacrifice fly to deep center to plate Nick Roark.
The rubber match of the Blue-Gold Fall World Series is set for noon Saturday at J.L. Johnson Stadium.