BOCA RATON, Fla.- The Newberry College baseball team tallied their first win of the season against No. 20 Lynn University 13-9, on Friday afternoon.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Daymon Totherow led the team with four RBIs while going 3-for-6 at the plate. Michael Gonzalez had two RBIs, scored one run, and went 2-for-4 at the plate.
- Robert Kosch, Totherow, JoJo Bradley, and Danton Hyman all scored two runs each for the Wolves.
- Gonzalez, Derek Olenchuk, Jeff Sneed, Trejon Smith, and Jacob Bass all contributed one run each to the win.
- Mike DeLee took the win for Newberry throwing 4.2 innings. On the mound, he recorded seven strikeouts and only gave up two hits. Daniel Nations pitched 4.1 innings, tallying five strikeouts and giving up seven runs.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Newberry started the game off hot scoring 11 runs in the first inning. The Wolves scored seven of those runs before Lynn could get an out. Kosch started the scoring for Newberry by crossing home plate off a double by Totherow. Bradley hit a RBI to send in Totherow before he scored off a single through left side from Gonzalez.
The Wolves kept flying across the plate in the first inning with eight more runs. Gonzalez put the fourth run on the board when Olenchuk doubled to left center. Smith came up to bat and singled up the middle, sending Sneed to second and scoring Olenchuk. Bass then singled that advanced Hyman to second and Smith to third. Bass’s single scored Sneed for a 6-0 lead.
The seventh run was scored by Smith after Kosch’s walk that advanced Bass to second, Hyman to third and Smith home. Two runs were scored in the next play made by Totherow. Totherow doubled down the right field line to send Kosch to third and sent Bass and Hyman home. Hyman was then sent home when Gonzalez hit a single through the left side before Totherow was sent home from Olenchuk’s double to right field.
The score was kept at 11-1 until the Fighting Knights put up three runs in the bottom of the third inning. The Wolves didn’t get on the board again until the seventh inning where Bradley scored on a wild pitch for a 12-8 lead.
Hyman scored the last run for Newberry in the eighth inning off a double to center field by Totherow.
The Wolves are back in action on Saturday, January 30 when they play No. 17 Nova Southeastern. The first pitch will be thrown at 1 p.m. at NSU Complex in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.