Boston College Baseball: Series Decided in High-Scoring Affair

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BRIGHTON, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team lost a slugfest with Wake Forest, 20-8, at the Harrington Athletics Village on Saturday afternoon. The two teams combined to score runs in each half inning, with exception of the third, through to the seventh-inning stretch and did not have a 1-2-3 inning for the duration of the contest.

The Demon Deacons (21-6, 6-5 ACC) jumped on the Eagles (11-16, 1-10) with six runs in the top of the first. Both teams were into the bullpen by the third inning with Wake’s first reliever, Gabe Golob (2-0) grabbing the win.

Brock Wilken hit his third home run of the weekend for the Demon Deacons in a 3-for-5 game with three RBI and three runs scored. Shortstop Michael Turconi drove in six runs and finished 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles.

For BC, graduate left fielder Rafe Chaumette (Sugar Land, Texas) hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the first and totaled three RBI in a 2-for-6 effort.

DETAILS
Scores: Wake Forest 20, Boston College 8
Records: Wake Forest 21-6, 6-5; Boston College 11-16, 1-10
Stadium: Harrington Athletics Village
Attendance: 1,032

GAME NOTES
·       BC is 4-10 when the opponent scores first and 4-7 when the opponent scores in the first inning.
·       Chaumette hit his first home run of the season; the first leadoff home run by an Eagle since Travis Honeyman at USF (3/8/22).
·       Joe Vetrano hit his 10th home run of the season.

UP NEXT
Senior right-hander Mason Pelio (San Diego, Calif.) goes to the mound in game three of the series Sunday at noon on ACC Network.

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