February 26, 2011123456789RHE
Win: Brennan Daniels (2-1) 7.0104205
Loss: Cole Robison (2-2) 6.096514
Kevin Rufus (NEW) 512000
Evan Darr (NEW) 402100
Zach Morgan (NEW) 412100
Chas Goodwin (NEW) 412100
Ron Patterson (BC) 423211
Brett Brinson (BC) 423000
February 26, 20111234567RHE
Win: Evan Brown (1-0) 5.021145
Loss: Casey Smith (1-3) 7.053216
Kevin Rufus (NEW) 301000
Andy Vogel (NEW) 311000
Evan Darr (NEW) 301100
Chris Love (NEW) 211111
Robby Scaggs (NEW) 101100
Zack Merriken (BC) 211010
Randy O'Dell (BC) 301100
Steele Myers (BC) 201010

Wolves take finale at Brevard to earn series win
Saturday, February 26, 2011

BREVARD, N.C. - The Newberry Wolves lost the first game to Brevard in Saturday's doubleheader at Gil Coan Field, 9-4, but earned a series with a 3-1 victory in the second game of the day.

The Wolves now stand at 10-7 overall and 5-1 in South Atlantic Conference play. Newberry hosts Augusta State on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in non-conference action before resuming SAC play with a series at Mars Hill next weekend.

Game One: Brevard 9, Newberry 4
Newberry took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Jovan Rohena (Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico) drove in Kevin Rufus (Andrews, S.C.) with a two-out RBI single, but the Tornados took a 2-1 lead in the second on a two-run homer by Randy O'Dell.

Evan Darr (North Augusta, S.C.) tied the game with an RBI double with two out in the top of the fifth, but another two-run homer by Brevard, this one from Ron Patterson gave the Tornados a 4-2 edge after five innings.

RBI singles by Zach Morgan (Simpsonville, S.C.) and Chas Goodwin (Greer, S.C.) in the top of the sixth tied the game at 4-all for the Wolves, but BC would score five unanswered runs to earn the win.

Rufus, Darr, Morgan and Goodwin collected two hits apiece for the Wolves. Cole Robison (Greer, S.C.; 2-2) took the loss for the Wolves, allowing six runs - five earned - on nine hits in 6.0 innings with four strikeouts.

Brevard 9, Newberry 4
(Feb 26, 2011 at Brevard, N.C.) (Game 1)
Newberry............ 100 012 000 - 4 10 1 (9-7, 4-1 SAC)
Brevard............. 020 022 21X - 9 12 1 (6-7, 1-4 SAC)
Pitchers: Newberry - Cole Robison; Nate Edler(7); Matthew Jolly(8) and Chas Goodwin. Brevard - Brennan Daniels; Jacob Koontz(8) and Chris Christopoulos.
Win-Brennan Daniels(2-1) Loss-Cole Robison(2-2) T-2:24 A-78
HR BC - Ron Patterson; Randy O'Dell; Zack Merriken.

Game Two: Newberry 3, Brevard 1
A solo homerun by Chris Love (Columbia, S.C.) gave Newberry an early lead and the Wolves used a strong pitching effort from a group of younger players to earn the series win.

Love's homer to lead off the second inning gave Newberry a 1-0 lead and an RBI double by Darr in the top of the fourth pushed the lead to two runs. An O'Dell RBI double in the bottom of the fourth cut the lead to 2-1, but a pinch hit RBI single from Robby Scaggs (North Augusta, S.C.) gave Newberry the insurance run it was looking for.

Starter Evan Brown (Columbia, S.C.; 1-0) earned his first win of the season, going 5.0 innings and allowing the one run on two hits, striking out five and walking four. Kyle Christian (Charleston, S.C.) was excellent in relief, allowing just one hit in 1.2 innings and Tyler Sturkie (West Columbia, S.C.; 2 saves) struck out the only batter he saw on three pitches to earn the save.

Newberry 3, Brevard 1
(Feb 26, 2011 at Brevard, N.C.) (Game 2)
Newberry............ 010 100 1 - 3 5 1 (10-7, 5-1 SAC)
Brevard............. 000 100 0 - 1 3 3 (6-8, 1-5 SAC)
Pitchers: Newberry - Evan Brown; Kyle Christian(6); Tyler Sturkie(7) and Patrick Regalado. Brevard - Casey Smith and Chris Christopoulos.
Win-Evan Brown(1-0) Save-Tyler Sturkie(2) Loss-Casey Smith(1-3) T-1:48 A-84
HR NEW - Chris Love.