By PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
Gunkel, a preseason All-American, collected four strikeouts but battled control issues all night. He hit three batters and walked three more over four innings.
Graham Ramos hit a lead-off home run to open the scoring for Lander in the first inning. He finished with three hits and three runs scored. Patrick Grady chipped in with a two-run home run and Erik Lunde collected a pair of hits while scoring four runs.
Dylan Wolchick notched the win for the Bearcats, surrendering one run and three hits over 6 2/3 innings.