Flagler College takes baseball series with 12-8 win over Montevallo



Flagler College strung two big innings together and defeated Montevallo 12-8 Sunday to take two of three games in the Peach Belt Conference series at Drysdale Field.

The Saints scored five runs in the third and six in the seventh to improve to 19-9, 7-2 in conference play. Montevallo fell to 13-14, 2-7.

Cooper Wallace gave up two runs on four hits in six innings to improve to 5-1 on the season. The junior left-hander struck out six and walked two.

The Saints hit back-to-back home runs in the third with Jason Moore belting a three-run shot to left and Igo Baez following with a blast to center. Cole Ondrejka, who was one of four Saints with two hits, ripped a two-run double down the left-field line in the seventh, while Ja’Kobi Dasher followed with a two-run single.

Dasher and Ondrejka each went 2 for 5 with two RBIs and a run scored. Dylan Jones went 2 for 4 with two runs scored. Ethan Crout went 2 for 4 with a run scored.

Justin Whitley (2-2) allowed five runs in three innings and was tagged with the loss. Matthew Furuto’s grand slam highlighted a five-run ninth for the Falcons.

Flagler hosts sixth-ranked Nova Southeastern at 4 p.m. Tuesday.


After sweeping Lander 9-0 in five innings and 6-4 in nine innings on Saturday in Greenwood, S.C., Flagler lost a doubleheader to Armstrong State by identical 6-0 scores Sunday in Savannah, Ga. The Saints fell to 22-17, 5-5 in the Peach Belt Conference.