Vitus gem helps Lane to NWAACC split

05/13/2009 11:06

Posted to Web: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:35PM
Appeared in print: Wednesday, May 13, 2009, page C3

COOS BAY — Chris Vitus tossed a five-hitter to lead Lane Community College to a 5-3 baseball win over Southwestern Oregon Community College in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday.

Corey Staniforth was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI for Lane, which broke a 3-3 tie with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh inning.

Southwestern Oregon won the nightcap 4-3 when Jared Fritz hit a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning. Lane led 3-0 before SWOCC scored runs in the fourth and fifth innings.

Andrew Schumacher was 2-for-3 with an RBI for Lane.