Wesleyan Falls to Seton Hill; Downs Lewis University

Wesleyan Falls to Seton Hill; Downs Lewis University

WINTER HAVEN (Fla.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats split a pair of baseball games Tuesday and today during their spring break tour of Florida.

Wesleyan dropped an 11-2 decision to Seton Hill on Tuesday, but bounced back today to knock off Lewis University by a 10-5 score.

The split left the 'Cats with a 3-4 record overall.

Seton Hill struck first as they scored four run in the bottom of the second inning.

Wesleyan scored their two runs in the top of the third inning.

Michael Logsdon hit a double to center field that scored Greg Smith and James Fraser.

Seton Hill scored one run in their half of the third and two more in the fourth for a 7-2 lead.

They tacked on two more in the seventh and eighth innings for the 11-2 margin.

Wesleyan mustered just five hits in the loss.

Jake Bishop started the game for the Bobcats and absorbed the loss.

He went 3 1/3 innings and allowed seven runs on six hits while striking out three.

It was a different story for the Bobcats against Lewis University as they banged out 14 hits.

Wesleyan started the scoring in the top of the first when Logsdon hit a sacrifice fly that scored Hunter Rotarius.

Lewis tied the game in the bottom of the first on a wild pitch, but Wesleyan chased across three runs in the top of the fourth inning.

Logsdon scored on an error, Antonio Vega singled home Corey Lynn and Tre Kerns scored on a balk to account for the scoring. That treated Wesleyan to a 4-1 lead.

Wesleyan took control of the game in the top of the sixth inning with four runs.

Fraser singled home Vega, Nick Jones singled home Dominic Castello and Roatrius singled home Jones and Fraser to stake Wesleyan to an 8-1 advantage.

Kerns hit a sacrifice fly that scored Logsdon in the top of the seventh as Wesleyan upped their lead to 9-1.

Rotarius singled home Fraser in the top of the eighth to extend the Bobcat lead to 10-1

Lewis scored four times in the bottom of the eight to wrap up the scoring.

Rotarius led the offense with three hits while Jones, Lynn and Fraser each had two.

Riley Metz picked up the win throwing 7 2/3 innings allowing five earned runs on eight hits while striking out four.

The 'Cats will play Mary at 10 a.m. and then Chestnut Hill in a doubleheader Friday at 11 a.m.