Baseball downed by Barton

SALISBURY, NC -- Barton College defeated host Catawba 10-4 in baseball action on Wednesday afternoon at Newman Park. The Bulldogs rapped out 14 hits, including three home runs, to improve to 20-25. Catawba fell to 24-17.Catawba got a run in the first, as Blair Reynolds (King, NC) scored on a balk. Barton would take the lead for good in the third inning on a two-run homer by Trevor Lawhorn. A two-out, bases-clearing triple by Justin Wilkes in the fourth extended the lead to 5-1. Barton got a two-run homer by Dennis Blackmon in the seventh and led 8-1 in the eighth before a Tribe rally. Catawba’s first six batters reached base with Chad Hill (Bennett, NC) driving home a run with a single and Matt Smith (Browns Summitt, NC) followed with a two run single. That would be all the Tribe would get as the Indians left the bases loaded. Barton added a two-run homer by Brandon Clay in the ninth for the 10-4 final. Clay went 4-for-5 with his homer and two RBI, while Wilkes was 3-for-5 with four RBI. Curt Motsinger (Kernersville, NC) set a new school record as he reached base safely in 13 consecutive plate appearances. The streak started with a hit by pitch in the last game of Saturday’s double header and ended as he reached on an error in the sixth after walking twice. Hill and Smith each had two hits for Catawba. #######

Today's Events

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2),
Baseball vs. COKER, 1:00VideoStats
Softball vs USC AIKEN, 1:00Stats
Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill, 2:00VideoStats
Softball vs USC AIKEN, 3:00Stats
Baseball vs. COKER, 4:00VideoStats
Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill, 4:00VideoStats


«November 2017»
November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 1-3

November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Volleyball @ Queens 3-1

November 4

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-3rd;M-3rd

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-12th;M-16th

Football vs. NEWBERRY 17-13

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 70-72

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 94-81

November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-0

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 24-20

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 49-58

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 67-91

November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 46-69

November 17

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 77-69

November 18

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 58-66

November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 75-72

November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 83-72

November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 59-74 L

November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 73-44

Basketball (M) @ Queens 65-83


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Basketball (M) Team Photo