The Culver-Stockton baseball team banged out 21 hits in sweeping a doubleheader from Central Methodist University Sunday afternoon at Nichols Field.
The Wildcats, who took three of four in the four-game series, collected nine hits in a 6-0 victory in the opener. C-SC then bashed 12 hits in a 12-2, five inning victory in the nightcap.
Kevin Steinhardt led the hitting parade in game two, collecting three hits, including a three-run homer, and driving in five runs. Lucas Cramsey and Chris Rinaudo each collected two hits while Rinaudo scored three runs and Cramsey scored two runs.
Kurt Kessler drove in three runs with a 3-run double while Rinaudo and Raul Corrales had a RBI each.
Brad Simmons was the beneficiary of the offensive output, picking up his fourth victory of the season. He pitched four innings, scattering five hits and striking out three.
In the opener, starting pitcher Kyle Nash went six innings, allowed three hits and struck out 10 in improving to 2-0 on the season.
Offensively, Rinaudo, Cramsey, and Ryan Lamson had two hits each, and Cramsey and Raul Landeros had two RBI each in support of Nash.
The Wildcats are now 21-8 overall and 13-7 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. C-SC is scheduled to host William Woods University in a non-conference doubleheader on Tuesday, April 8. First pitch is slated for 2 p.m.