Baseball Falls in SAA Opener at Berry

Baseball Falls in SAA Opener at Berry

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Sewanee baseball team saw themselves down 5-0 after one inning of play and were unable to recover, as the Berry Vikings defeated the visitors, 12-2, Saturday afternoon.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Berry (9-5, 2-2) 12, Sewanee (8-3, 0-1) 2
Winning Pitcher: Ben Coker (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Andrew Naspinski (1-1)

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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Vikings saw themselves up 5-0 after one inning of play and 9-0 after four.

-In the fifth, Josh Roberts put the Tigers on the board with a two-run double, scoring Garrett Liebe and Max Murray.

-However, the Vikings pushed it to a run-rule victory with three runs in the seventh.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Josh Roberts recorded a double and two RBI in the contest.

-Andrew Naspinski (1-1) suffered the loss, tossing the first inning. He allowed five runs, four earned, on five hits.

BERRY KEY STATISTICS
-Derrick Newman posted a 4-for-4 day at the plate with two doubles and two driven in.

-Ben Coker (1-0) went the distance in the run-rule victory, allowing two earned runs on five hits.

UP NEXT
The Tigers will look to wrap up the series with a doubleheader against the Vikings Sunday.

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