Dalton Brown and sophomore Drew Van Orden combined on a two-hit shutout to lead Team Dynasty to a 1-0 win over Team Swag in game one of the Duke Baseball Fall Classic on Tuesday morning at Jack Coombs Field.DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman
Brown stared game one and held Swag to just one hit in five scoreless innings of work. The right-hander struck out three batters in the game. Van Orden then came on in relief, tossing four shutout frames with one strikeout and one hit allowed.
Freshmen lefties Trent Swart and Remy Janco were equally as dominant on the mound for Team Swag. Swart struck out seven batters and limited Dynasty to four hits in four and a third scoreless innings. Janco then worked three and two thirds shutout innings of relief without giving up a hit.
Sophomore Aaron Cohn broke up the scoreless tie with an RBI-single in the bottom of the ninth, driving in freshman Grant McCabe to give Dynasty the 1-0 win.
Senior Will Piwnica-Worms, sophomore Matt Berezo and junior Ryan Munger had two hits apiece to lead Dynasty at the plate. Berezo also had a triple in the win. Junior Marcus Stroman, Cohn and McCabe added one hit each in the game.
Sophomores David Perkins and Angelo LaBruna both doubled for Team Swag, accounting for the team's only two hits.
Games two and three of the three-game series are set for Thursday and Friday at Jack Coombs Field.