Baseball: Poly Wins Four Consecutive Games to Begin 2018 Season; Panthers Defeat Marshall, 6-3, Monday in Dave Moore Classic

Published : Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | 6:10 AM

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Poly has to be happy with its start under first-year coach Mack Paciorek.

The Panthers have won their first four games in the 2018 baseball season.

Poly used a solid outing on the mound from Van Fichtner and the Panthers defeated Marshall, 6-3, Monday in the Dave Moore Classic.

Fichtner earned the victory, going 5 innings, and allowing just one hit and two runs.

Franco Alonso closed out the Eagles by going a scoreless seventh inning and striking out two.

Marshall’s offense was able to muster up three runs on three hits.

Diego Zambrana doubled, scored once and drove in a run for the Eagles.

Alex Chew was saddled with the loss after going 4 1/3 innings and surrendering 6 runs (five earned) on 8 hits.

Chew walked five batters and struck out four.

Poly finished with 9 hits and were highlighted by Cameron McFarlane’s effort.

McFarlane went 2 for 2 with two runs scored and an RBI.

Ryan Clayton had a great day, going 3 for 3, scoring once and driving in one run.

Along with earning the save, Franco Alonso picked up an RBI on a sac fly.

Marshall will travel to Sierra Vista today (Tuesday) at 3:15.

Poly will also be in action today at Monrovia at 3:15.

Box Score:
P: 0-0-0-3-3-0-0-(6)
M: 0-0-0-0-2-1-0-(3)

Win: Van Fichtner
Loss: Alex Chew
Save: Franco Alonso

Poly (4-0); Marshall (2-1)