No. 3 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) records one-hitter against Eagles

2022 NAIA Avista-NAIA World Series – Game 12 Recap

No. 3 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) records one-hitter against Eagles


No. 3 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (56-5) def. No. 7 Faulkner (Ala.) (39-16), 7-1 | Box Score

No. 3 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) advances to play Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. CST in Game 15 against No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) 

Faulkner (Ala.) will play Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. CST in Game 14 (elimination) against No. 4 LSU-Shreveport (La.)

Other elimination game features No. 10 Webber International vs. No. 2 Tennessee Wesleyan at 1:00 p.m. CST


  • LCSC began the contest with a drawn walk to Riley Way who was later brought home by a center field single by Justin Mazzone
  • In the third, Luke White brought home a second run on a sacrifice fly to left field
  • Aidan Nagle doubled down the left field line which allowed Sam Linscott to single through the right side and plate the third run of the game
  • Through six full innings of play, the Warriors had held Faulkner to only one hit, a single by Jack Brinkley, and five runners left on the base paths
  • The Eagles, stymied by the LC pitching, had consecutive three up, three down innings in fifth and sixth
  • Keeping with the theme of scoring in the odd innings, Linscott hit an RBI single through the left side which score Way 
  • Following his hit, Linscott stole second base which brings him one shy of the LCSC record for most bags stolen in a single season without being caught stealing
  • Mazzone, the next to step in the batter’s box, smashed a ball into right center field for two-RBI and a 6-0 lead
  • Faulkner broke the scoreless streak when Juan Trinidad was walked with the bases full
  • Dawson Day recorded 14 strikeouts in the 29 batters he faced before leaving the game after 6.2 innings on the hill
  • Reliever Cameron Smith inherited three runners on the bases, but shut the door with strikeout
  • Alexis Saldana commanded the mound for the first 6.1 innings for Faulkner allowing three runs, walking three, and striking out six
  • The Warriors took advantage of a wild pitch from Faulkner, Nick Seamons slide across home plate for a 7-1 tally
  • Nagle, Linscott, and Nagle all went 2-5 in the box with a combined five RBi and four runs scored
  • Smith pitched the final 2.1 innings with four strikeouts and no hits allowed against sveen batters faced