Tied 2-2 in the bottom of the eighth, Donald delivered the game-winning hit with his second run-scoring double of the contest, a two-out liner down the left field line off of
“Jason came up with a pretty clutch hit,” head coach Andy Lopez said. “But that’s what we expect from a guy that’s been in the program and has had some success. To tell you the truth, I’d have been more surprised if he didn’t come through in a situation like that.”
Melancon (2-1) picked up the win after coming in for starter Brad Mills in the sixth inning. UA’s closer struck out seven, walked none and gave up just one hit over the final 3 2/3 innings of the contest.
Trailing 2-0 for the majority of the game,
Donald’s first two-bagger of the game plated Colt Sedbrook from first base to put the Wildcats on the scoreboard, and Berger’s fourth double of the year rewarded Donald with a trip home to tie the game.