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The Westminster Blue Jays wrapped up a four-game series Sunday with losses of 3-2 and 10-4 in a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader against the Spalding Eagles at Saucier Field.

In Game 1, Westminster scored first when Derek Shikles (New Bloomfield High School) crossed the plate on an error in the first inning. The Blue Jays then made it 2-0 in the fifth when a single by Payton Whitehead scored Ben Parks.

Spalding took the lead with three runs in the top of the sixth, then retired the final six Blue Jays to end the game.

Whitehead and Coltin Green each had a pair of singles for Westminster.

Drew Boessen pitched all seven innings in the loss, allowing three runs on four hits with three walks and three strikeouts.

In the nightcap, Spalding pulled away from Westminster with a six-run third inning and led 10-2 through four innings.

Parks hit a sacrifice fly in the second for the Blue Jays and Hayden Hirschvogel scored in the fourth on a groundout by Parker Schnieders.

Logan Thompson hit a solo home run to right field in the sixth for Westminster and Hirschvogel added an RBI single in the eighth.

Thompson finished the game 3-for-3, adding a pair of singles, and Hirschvogel had two singles.

Trent Morrow took the loss for the Blue Jays, allowing seven runs on nine hits in two-plus innings.

On Saturday, Westminster opened the weekend series with 6-4 and 12-1 losses to Spalding.

Hirschvogel and Steven Diaz each hit a solo homer in the opener. Schnieders posted a team-high three hits in the loss.

Chase Holder went seven innings for Westminster, giving up six runs (four earned) on nine hits and two walks. Jayme Bertish finished the game with two scoreless innings of relief.

In Game 2, Diaz scored on an error in the first inning for the Blue Jays' only run.

Dawson Koch took the loss, allowing nine runs on eight hits with three walks and four strikeouts in three-plus innings.

Westminster (14-18, 10-14 SLIAC) will wrap up the regular season next weekend with a four-game series at Greenville (Ill.), starting with a doubleheader Friday.

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