FARMVILLE, Va. – Junior Eric Toth hammered his fifth home run and drove in 6 runs in Presbyterian’s doubleheader sweep of Longwood on Saturday at Buddy Bolding Stadium.
Both games were tight as the Blue Hose won the former game 10-9 and the latter 6-5.
Toth, from Mobile, Ala., led the Blue Hose in game one with a 3-for-5 day that included a double and the home run. Then he climbed the mound to strike out 3 and earn a save in relief of Chris Veach (1-0). Zacchaeus Rasberry added 3 hits, one of which was a double, and 3 RBI.
In game two, Presbyterian (10-11, 9-6 conference) was the home team for the 7-inning contest as game two served as a makeup for the postponed series in Clinton on March 12-13.
Veach, Toth, Landon Shaw and Brody Fahr each collected 2 hits in game two. Peyton Knight pitched 2-2/3 innings of relief.
Ricky Jimenez led Longwood (11-21, 4-14) with 3 hits and 4 RBI in the opener.
Over the 4-game series – the teams split a doubleheader on Friday -- Veach had a .389 average, while Toth hit .353 with a double, home run, and 6 runs knocked in. Rasberry drove in 7 runs in the series.
The Blue Hose return home for a midweek matchup on April 20 at 3 p.m. against USC Upstate at PC Baseball Complex.