After losing three straight nail biters to Milford (7-6), Sycamore (3-1) and again to Milford (4-3), the Spartans broke out in a big way over Kings at Spartan Stadium on Friday, April 21. After falling behind 4-1 in the fourth inning, Turpin erupted for five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and five more in the fifth inning to defeat Kings 11-5.
Coming off a 20-0 rout of Winton Woods on Wednesday, the boys hosted a talented Bellbrook Golden Eagles team on April 22. The boys dug a 1-0 hole, but Nate Hooper equalized the game 2 offensive possessions later. After that, Hooper connected with Eric Bohenek to put the Spartans ahead.
Davis Dwyer (W, 2-0) pitched a complete game five hitter versus Glen Este. After falling behind 2-0, the Spartans stormed back with three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Davis Dwyer (W, 1-0) went five strong innings on the mound with five strikeouts and Ryan Lambert earned the save with four strikeouts in two scoreless innings of relief in a 6-3 victory at Glen Este.
Spartans pitchers Jake Silverstein, Ryan Lambert and Noah Wagner combined to limit the Eagles to just four hits while striking out eight in a hard fought 3-2 win at Walnut Hills. Marc Gendreau, Justin Silverstein and Will Blamer had two hits apiece to lead the Turpin offense.
After yielding a lead-off home run to Walnut Hills, Drew Sesler held the Eagles scoreless on only one more hit with four strikeouts at Spartan Stadium. Turpin’s two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning proved to be the difference in a 2-1 pitcher’s duel.
Turpin Men’s Tennis (@TurpinMTennis) is off to a good start in its 2017 quest for a fourth straight ECC title. The Spartans topped ECC rival Milford, 5-0, in the first match of the season at Turpin High School on April 4th.