The Davenport baseball team got a big win Thursday beating host Grand Valley State 4-3 in game one of their four game weekend set.
Senior Noah Marcoux blasted his GLIAC leading 10th home run of the season, a two-run shot in the top of the seventh inning to increase the Panthers lead to 4-1.
It proved huge as the Lakers would add single runs in the bottom of the seventh and ninth innings, but could not pull even.
Senior Derrick Eddington started on the mound and went six and a third innings allowing two runs and fanning six.
Hudsonville freshman Carson Fischer came in to get the final eight outs and earn his first collegiate save.
Lakers centerfielder Spencer Nelson was 2-3 and walked twice, Collin Bradley pitched the first seven innings allowing four runs and striking out three.
Christian Faust hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning for GVSU.
Same two teams play a doubleheader tomorrow at the GVSU Baseball Field.