Baseball Dominant in Doubleheader Sweep of Millsaps

Baseball Dominant in Doubleheader Sweep of Millsaps

ROME, Ga. — The Berry College baseball team improved to 22-9 overall and 10-4 in Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Millsaps. 

The wins push Berry into a tie at first place in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) standings. Berry claimed game one 11-5 and game two 14-2. Ben Coker earned the win in game one, tossing 5.0 innings with four strikeouts. Garrett West threw 6.0 innings of shutout ball in game two to earn the win.

GAME ONE:

  • Berry jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the first inning
  • The Majors answered, scoring two in the second
  • Devin Post doubled int he third to plate Huie
  • The teams traded runs until Berry plated three in the fifth off doubles from Dylan Beasley and Weston Bray. 
  • Beasley doubled again in the seventh to push Berry to the 11-5 win

GAME TWO:

  • West threw 6.0 innings of shutout ball
  • Beasley, Spence Johns and Quinn Smith singled in the first to give Berry a 3-0 lead. 
  • Whitaker singled and came around to score in the third to give Berry a 5-0 advantage. 
  • The Vikings plated five in the fourth and four in the sixth to secure the blowout win.

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Berry will close the series tomorrow at noon.