|April 23, 2004||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|Win: Chris Griffin (2-2)||5.0||1||0||0||1||2|
|Loss: Jeremy Krech (3-7)||3.1||5||6||6||3||3|
|Gilmore Stevens (NEW)||5||3||3||1||0||0|
|Anthony Dillenger (NEW)||5||2||3||2||0||1|
|Ryan Easterby (NEW)||5||2||3||4||0||2|
|Jason Bridges (LRC)||4||1||2||0||0||0|
FORT MILL, S.C. � Aided by four home runs, No. 7 Newberry won easily over sixth-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne, 14-5, Friday morning in the elimination bracket of the 2004 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament on the campus of Winthrop University. Newberry improved to 22-31 and will play the loser of Carson-Newman and Catawba today at 4:30 p.m. at Knights Stadium in Fort Mill, S.C., while the Bears finished the year 23-25.
Ryan Easterby (Charleston, S.C.) led the Indians� home run barrage with two round-trippers and finished the contest with three hits and a game-high four RBI.
Leading 3-1, the Indians broke the contest open with six runs in the top of fourth inning.
Although the Bears trimmed the margin to 9-5, Newberry responded with a pair of two-run home runs by Travis Moore (Blythewood, S.C.) and Easterby in the sixth frame to push the lead back to eight.
Newberry�s Anthony Dillenger (Gaffney, S.C.) added three hits and a pair of runs batted in and Stuart Kay (Greer, S.C.) tallied two hits and three RBI as well.
Sophomore John Pugh (Asheboro, N.C.) has a pair of RBI for the Bears.
Chris Griffin (Cayce, S.C.) pitched five scoreless innings of one-hit baseball to improve to 2-2 on the year. Lenoir-Rhyne�s Jeremy Krech (Rock Hill, S.C.) fell to 3-7 on the year with the defeat.