Berry Baseball Rallies to Defeat Adrian 4-2

Berry Baseball Rallies to Defeat Adrian 4-2

By: Adeline Pearman, Sports Information Assistant

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - After falling behind 2-0, the Vikings were able to rally and secure the 4-2 victory over Adrian College at William R. Bowdoin Field on Sunday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED: 

• In the top of the first, Adrian's Ian Mikowski was able to score on a Vikings error to take a 1-0 lead.

• The Bulldogs scored again in top of the second inning from Jordan Torrento crossing the plate for the second Adrian run of the game. 

• The Vikings come back began in the bottom of the second with Devin Post hitting a single to left field, earning an RBI which scored Jacob Delk

• The Vikings tied up the score 2-2 in the bottom of the third with Austin Haight scoring on Slade Dale's sacrifice fly.

• Berry was able to take the lead in the bottom of the sixth with Kris Patel's single, scoring Delk. 

• The Vikings added more insurance in the bottom of the seventh, with Casey Whitaker putting a ball in play for Slade Dale to push the score to 4-2. 

BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS: 

Jacob Delk: 2-for-4, 2 R 

Devin Post: 3-for-4, 1 RBI 

Kris Patel: 2-for-4, 1 RBI

Alfred Francis: 2-for-4

Devin Skelton: 2-for-4, 2 R 

Ben Coker: 4.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 3 SO  

Trey Rampy: 5.0 IP, 4 SO, W (3-0)

ADRIAN  STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

• Ian Mikowski: 1-for-3, 1 R

•  Hunter Hayes Wright: 1-for-4, 1 RBI 

• Brian Killinger: 1-for-4

• Gunner Rainey: 2-for-4 

• Jeremy Haggerty: 4.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 3 SO 

• Samuel Joiner: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R

NOTABLES: 

• The Vikings improved to 7-3, outhitting the Scots 12-6.

• This is the fifth consecutive win at home by the Vikings.

UP NEXT: 

The Vikings will host Emory on Tuesday at 4:00 PM.