Bellevue University rolled to a Friday sweep of Central Christian College in a series that was transplanted from McPherson to Omaha due to the winter storm Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Bruins took game one 6-1 and game two 7-2.
The Tigers were kept scoreless for six innings in the early tilt, while Bellevue scored a run in the second, third and fifth innings. They added another in the seventh and two more in the eighth to solidify the win.
Central’s Devin Roberts went 2-for-4 with the game’s only RBI.
Douglas Gove took the loss, pitching 6 1/3 innings, giving up four runs on six hits. He struck out five and walked five.
Game two was tied 1-1 heading into the Bellevue third inning, where the Bruins exploded with four runs.
Central (13-30) added a run in the fourth, but Bellevue responded with two more for the 7-2 win.
Thomas Koop took the loss for Central, going 2 1/3 innings. He gave up five runs, all earned, on seven hits. Tyler Gniadek had Central’s lone RBI.
Day two of the four-game series begins this afternoon at noon.