Baseball Completes Series Sweep Over Wasps 6-5

Baseball Completes Series Sweep Over Wasps 6-5

By Raven Wilson, Sports Information Assistant

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — Berry College Vikings up their record to 5-3 after winning the final game against the Emory & Henry Wasps with a final score of 6-5.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Wasps scored early in the game with a run at the top of the second inning by Ben Sexton on a balk.
  • Berry countered in the bottom of the third with an RBI from Devin Skelton, followed by a double from Kris Patel, earning two RBIs scoring Austin Haight and Skelton.
  • Slade Dale then came home on an error to make the score 4-1.
  • The Wasps' Eli Straw shot a single to right center to score Macek, pushing the score to 4-2.
  • Tyler Calvert then scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the sixth. Brooks then hit a sacrifice fly to left earning an RBI, scoring Casey Whitaker to give the Vikings a 6-2 advantage.
  • Josh Macek earned 2 RBIs in the seventh on a single to right, bringing home Ross French and Caleb Wallace.
  • Ben Sexton would score on a balk in the eight to bring the Wasps within one.
  • Michael Greene would earn his first save of the year to complete the win for the Vikings.

BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

EMORY & HENRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Josh Macek: 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB
  • Ben Sexton: 2-for-4, 2 R,
  • Eli Straw: 1-for-5, 1 RBI,
  • Caleb Wallace: 1-for-2,
  • Toby Robson: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 3 K

NOTABLES:

  • Six pitchers from the Vikings saw the mound.
  • Michael Greene pitched his first save of the season, allowing one hit in the ninth and earning a strikeout

UP NEXT:

  • The Vikings will face the Maryville Scots on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at William Bowdoin Field. 

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