NEWBERRY- The Newberry College baseball team looks to defeat the Flying Fleet of Erskine on Tuesday, March 15, after losing to them earlier in the season. The non-conference single game will start 6 p.m.
LAST TIME OUT FOR THE WOLVES
The Wolves played Lincoln Memorial this past weekend and went 2-1 on the series. The Wolves won the first game 3-1 before dropping the second game 9-5. Newberry then won the final game 10-1 for the series win.
In game one, Jacob Bass (North Augusta, S.C.) scored one run and drove in one while going 1-for-2 at the plate. Jeff Sneed (Cumming, Ga.) and Trejon Smith (Fredricksburg, Va.) scored one run each while JoJo Bradley (Spartanburg, S.C.) drove in one. Daniel Nations (Central, S.C.) logged six full innings on the mound, tallying five strikeouts while giving up one run and five hits. Danton Hyman (Prosperity, S.C.) threw three full innings on the mound, giving up one run and tallying one strikeout. Nations improved to 4-0 on the season taking the win while Hyman tallied his first save of the year.
In game two, Michael Gonzalez (Wilsonville, Ore.), Derek Olenchuk (Irmo, S.C.), Smith, Sneed, Tommy Passerello (Davenport, Fla.) all scored one run each. Zack Kelly (Daleville, Va.) got the start and the loss on the hill for the Wolves logging 5.1 innings. Kelly gave up four hits and seven runs and tallied one strikeout. Robert Westenrieder (Taylors, S.C.) logged 2.1 innings, giving up four hits and two runs and tallying three strikeouts.
In game three, Sneed finished with two runs scored and drove in four while going 2-for-3 at the plate while Bass finished 2-for-2 at the plate with two runs. Gonzalez scored two runs while Bradley, Olenchuk, Kosch, and Daymon Totherow (Danville, Va.) all scored one run each. Mike DeLee (Dorchester, S.C.) was tagged with the win, throwing five full innings. DeLee gave up one run and four hits and tallied three strikeouts. Charlie Fessler (Summerville, S.C.) logged one inning, giving up one hit and tallying two strikeouts.
LAST MEETING WITH THE FLEET
Newberry fell to Erksine 15-7 earlier in the season. Gonzalez went 1-for-4 at the plate, scoring two runs and driving in two. Bradley went 3-for-5 at the plate, scoring two runs. Smith went 1-for-3 at the plate and scored two runs while Olenchuk went 2-for-4 and drove two in.
Bradley Nichols (Winter Springs, Fla.) scored one run and went 1-for-1 at the plate. Hyman took the loss for Newberry, pitching 4.2 innings. Hyman gave up two hits and three runs, and tallied two strikeouts. Cody Ezzell (Greensboro, N.C) tallied 1.0 inning on the mound, giving up three runs and one hit while Austin Walker pitched 0.1 inning.
John Mason Reynolds (Taylors, S.C.) pitched 1.0 inning, giving up two runs and two hits while Marshall Rentz (Charleston, S.C.)pitched 0.2 inning, giving up five hits and three runs.
The Fleet won their doubleheader against King University this past weekend in Conference Carolinas play, 7-6 and 28-6, respectively.
In game one, Kyle Heiss was 2-3 with a double and two RBI's for the Fleet, while Chaz Davey was 3-4 with two doubles and two runs scored. Terry Hall (1-0) picked up the win allowing no hits and striking out two in one inning of work.
In game two, Sam Cothran was 5-6 with a double and six runs scored while Rave was 3-7 with a double and seven RBI's. Davey was 3-6 with a home run and four RBI's, while Henry Faunce and Tyler Phillips each hit a home run. Hall (2-0) picked up his second win of the day allowing one hit and striking out four in 3.1 innings of relief work.
The Wolves host Travecca Nazarene this weekend for a three-game series starting on Friday, March 18 at 6 p.m. The doubleheader will be played on Saturday, March 19 starting at 1 p.m.