Archers, Tigers Split Pair

Antwerp’s Luke Krouse tags the ball between center and right fielders, picking up an RBI and a double! More pictures at

ANTWERP – Liberty Center traveled to Antwerp on Saturday for a baseball doubleheader that saw the Tigers and Archers each take a win on a beautiful spring day.

A four-run Archer fourth inning proved to be the difference in the opener as Antwerp doubled up the Tigers 8-4.

In game two, the squads were tied at 7-7 entering the top of the ninth before Liberty Center exploded for seven runs in a 14-7 victory.

Austin Lichty and Jason Geyer both had two hits for the Archers while Hunter Sproles, Blake Schuette, Jacob Savina and Luke Krouse all picked up one.

Krouse, Schuette and Sproles each drove in two runs as well for the blue and white.

In the opener, Savina had a pair of singles while Lichty, Dylan Hines, Krouse, Sproles and Geyer all added hits in the Antwerp victory.

Sproles, Savina and Lichty each scored twice for the Archers, who are now 4-3 on the season.

Schuette, Savina and Krouse combined to limit the Tigers to six hits while striking out six and walking six on the mound.