Saint Joseph's baseball
Saint Joseph's dominated both ends of a doubleheader against Bucknell on Sunday at Smithson Field. In Game 1, they powered to a 15-5 victory, followed by a solid 9-5 win in the nightcap. 

The standout moment came in the first game when the Hawks rallied with a remarkable nine-run fifth inning, highlighted by Owen Petrich's spectacular two-run homer. Petrich, a standout from Central Bucks South, showcased his prowess by going 4-for-4 at the plate and driving in five runs. 
 
Adding to the offensive showcase, Justin Igoe also contributed with a home run and three RBIs, while Ryan Picollo crossed the plate three times. 
 
In the second game, Ryan Weingartner wasted no time, launching his fourth homer of the season with a solo shot in the opening inning. Weingartner went on to finish 2-for-3 with three runs scored. Petrich continued his stellar performance, securing two more hits for the Hawks. Luke Zimmerman came through with two RBIs, while Tim Dickinson was a force with three hits. 
 
On the pitching front, Domenic Picone was exceptional, dealing six scoreless innings and striking out nine batters. Saint Joseph's showcased their depth and talent across both games, securing decisive victories over Bucknell.
 
The Hawks (4-4) return to action on Monday to host a two-game series with Fairfield. 
 
Elsewhere, Villanova (2-7) cruised to an 8-4 win over Loyola Marymount in the series finale in Los Angeles. 

Cam Hassert led the team with three hits on the day to go along with two RBIs. Michael Whooley chipped in with three RBIs. 
 
The Wildcats collected 14 hits on the day, their highest total this season.  
 
Alec Sachais secured the win in relief, tossing three frames while allowing one run. 
 
Villanova will remain in California and face California-Santa Barbara on Tuesday before visiting Pepperdine to open a three-game set on Friday. 
 
Other Scores
USC Upstate 12, Penn 1

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