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Haffey homers twice as Baseball sweeps Stars and Sabres in NACC Tournament

Photo by Sam Dunn
Photo by Sam Dunn

MEQUON, Wis. – The Falcons swept the Stars and the Sabres on Friday in the NACC Tournament as Concordia Wisconsin earned an 8-3 win over Dominican and a 4-2 win over Marian.

THE BASICS
-Final Score: Falcons 8, Stars 3 | Falcons 4, Sabres 2
-Records: Falcons 20-20, Stars 20-20, Sabres 24-15

HOW IT HAPPENED
-Tyler Haffey (Mount Prospect, Ill.) finished the game with the Stars a double short of a cycle, going 3-for-4 with four RBI and three runs scored.
-Haffey started the scoring with a two-run shot to left field in the second inning.
-In the fourth, Eric Paz (Kenosha, Wis.) doubled down the right field line to drive in another run.
-The Falcons drove in three runs in the seventh. Johannes Haakenson (Janesville, Wis.) drove in the first on a single to left. Haffey then tripled to center to drive in another. Austen Dart (Algoma, Wis.) then drove in a run on a sac fly to right.
-In the ninth, Jared Chesak (West Bend, Wis.) drove in a final run on a single to left.
-Matthew Olig (Plymouth, Wis.) got the win after pitching 6.2 innings, allowing only two earned runs while striking out five.
-After defeating the No. 3 seeded Stars, the Falcons had to face No. 5 Marian for the second time in the tournament right afterward.
-In that game, Haffey continued his remarkable day with a three-run home run in the fifth inning to give the Falcons a definitive lead.
-Paz drove in the other run for the Falcons in the win on an RBI double in the fourth.
-Peter Scott (Dayton, Nev.) got the win and Beau Wills (Coal City, Ill.) earned his eighth save of the season.

UP NEXT
-The Falcons will play No. 1 Concordia Chicago in Game 9 of the NACC Tournament on Saturday, May 11, at 10am.

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