Panthers and Lions can’t decide a winner through 15 innings

Panthers and Lions can’t decide a winner through 15 innings

ERIE, PA – The Pitt-Bradford baseball team couldn't decide a winner in a 15 inning thriller makeup game against Penn State Behrend.

Senior Ethan Showers (Hughesville/Hughesville) went 3-6 with three RBIs and one run scored.

The Panthers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning after a solo home run from Showers put the Panthers on the board.

Pitt-Bradford plated two more in the top of the sixth after RBIs from senior Connor Borowski (Bradford/Bradford) and freshman Jean Turber (Northumberland/Shikellemy) to put the Panthers up 3-0.

The Lions would answer with two of their own in the bottom of the sixth to cut the lead down to one at 3-2.

Pitt-Bradford put up four runs in the seventh inning off of five hits with RBIs from sophomore Matt Sompel (Scranton/Scranton), freshman Jay Clinger (Edinboro/Northwestern) and Showers to give the Panthers a 7-2 lead.

Penn State Behrend came back with two runs in the seventh and went on to score three runs in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game up at 7-7.

The game came to standstill as neither team could get one up on the other as the game went into multiple extra innings.

Finally, in inning 15, the game was called due to darkness. The game would end in 15 innings with the score tied 7-7.

The Panthers will take the field next as they travel to Alfred State on April 29 at 3:30 p.m.