BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Berry College baseball team dropped the opening game of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament on Friday afternoon to Oglethorpe by a 15-7 final score.
Berry will face Sewanee in an elimination game tomorrow at 3:30 p.m.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Ben Coker earned the loss, tossing 2.0 innings.
- Oglethorpe plated a pair in the first inning before a monstrous second that saw six Petrels cross the plate. Berry trailed 8-0.
- The Vikings answered off an error in the third, but Oglethorpe plated two more in the fifth.
- Berry plated three in the fifth off the bats of Quinn Smith and Zach Huie. Berry trailed 10-4.
- Doubles from Spence Johns and Dylan Beasley cut the lead to 10-6 in the eight, before a Casey Whitaker RBI single made the score 10-7.
- Oglethorpe plated five insurance runs in the ninth to secure the win.
- Dylan Beasley: 3-for-4, 4 R, RBI
- Spence Johns: 2-for-5, RBI
- Quinn Smith: 2-for-5, 2 RBIs
- Zach Huie: 3-for-5, RBI
- Devin Post: 2-for-5