SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The Eagles fought a tight battle against Susquehanna in conference play today, dropping the first game of the weekend series 3-2.
The first three innings went by scoreless for both teams in a duel of the pitchers. It was not until the bottom of the fourth did the River Hawks put runs on the board, scoring two off of two hits and an error.
Starting on the mound for Juniata was Shane Buss (Warrenton, Va./Highland). Buss struck out four, walked one and gave up two hits and two runs. He was relieved by J.D. Weyant (New Paris, Pa./Chestnut Ridge) in the fifth. Weyant also struck out two and allowed for two hits.
Juniata takes the field again tomorrow at Susquehanna at noon and 2 PM for their final two games against the River Hawks.