NEWBERRY - The Newberry Wolves extended their win streak to nine with the 18-6 victory over the Erskine Flying Fleet in Due West yesterday afternoon.
WHERE: Newberry, S.C. - Smith Road Complex
WHEN: Tuesday, April 14, at 6 p.m.
RECORDS: Newberry 29-16, 18-8 SAC and Erskine 31-13, 16-8 CC
LIVE AUDIO: AM 1240 WKDK in Newberry County
LIVE VIDEO: http://www.NewberryWolves.tv
LIVE STATS: http://www.NewberryStats.com
WEATHER: Mostly cloudy, high of 80 degrees at 6 p.m. with a 20% chance of rain through 11 p.m.
Newberry pounded out 26 versus Erskine on Monday afternoon, the most in any game dating back through 2001, while going 9-for-21 with runners in scoring position.
All nine starters recorded at least one hit in the game while eight-of-nine had multi-hit performances. Jeff Sneed (Cumming, Ga.) and Brandan Sheridan (Jacksonville, Fla.) led the Wolves with four hits each while Sneed was a perfect 4-for-4 with two RBIs and scored three times.
Wesley Camp (Pelion, S.C.), Albert Baur (Philadelphia, Pa.), JoJo Bradley (Spartanburg, S.C.), Alex Kirby (Chapin, S.C.) and Jacob Bass (North Augusta, S.C.) all had three hits apiece while Baur belted his 15th home run of the season and drove in four runs.
Bass drove in a career high four runs and scored three times while Nolan Schrenker (Valrico, Fla.) deposited his fifth home run of the year.
Robert Westenrieder (Taylors, S.C.) tabbed his third win of the season, going seven innings and giving up six runs on 10 hits. The freshman struck out three while only walking one.
Erskine comes into Smith Road swinging hot bats as the Flying Fleet have a .350 team average to go along with a .541 slugging percentage, both lead the Conference Carolinas, with 56 home runs and 536 hits. They rank second in their league in runs, doubles, RBIs and on-base percentage.
Brandon Overstreet and Zach Smith are the catalysts to the Fleet offense as Overstreet is batting .432 with 79 hits, 20 doubles, eight home runs and 55 RBIs. Smith is hitting at a .418 clip with 76 hits, 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 54 RBIs.
On the mound the Fleet are tied for the most innings pitch in their conference and have given up 428 hits, but have the lowest ERA of any team in the Conference Carolinas with a 4.56 mark.