March 21, 2009
Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Wingate
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba and Wingate split a South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday at Newman Park. Wingate claimed an 11-3 win in the opener, while the Catawba Indians rolled to a 17-3 victory in the nightcap. Catawba is now 14-9 overall and 7-3 in the SAC, while the Bulldogs are 13-17 and 3-6.
Dodson McPherson (Graham, NC) had four hits and four RBI to pace the Bulldogs in the opener. Lee Oxendine (Laurinburg, NC) scattered six hits over seven innings, allowing three runs and striking out seven. Ryan Query (Kannapolis, NC/Brown HS) had two hits, including a home run for Catawba.
Wingate was held to three hits in the nightcap by Tim Holmes (Bay Village, OH/Bay HS), who went five innings. Only one of the three runs he allowed was earned and he fanned five. Josh Hohn (Greensboro, NC/S. Guilford HS) and Brett Hatley (Salisbury, NC/W. Rowan HS) each went 3-for-4 with four RBI and a home run to lead the Tribe offense.
Wingate scored four runs in the first inning of the opener to grab control. Casey Allison (Horse Shoe, NC) drew a leadoff walk and scored on a two-run homer by Chris Vazquez (Tyrone, GA). McPherson had a key two-out, two-run single. Catawba cut the lead in half on Query’s two-run homer in the Indian first.
The Bulldogs added single runs in the fourth, sixth and seventh innings then broke the game open with a four-run eighth. Spencer Robinson (Bessemer City, NC) had a three-run double and scored on a double by McPherson. Mark Letchworth (Greenville, NC) added three hits for the Bulldogs.
Hohn put Catawba on top 1-0 with a solo home run in the first inning of game two. Logan Isaacs (Wakefield, NC) gave the Bulldogs a 2-1 lead with a two-out single in the second, but Catawba answered with 11 runs in its second inning to blow the game open.
Hohn gave Catawba a 5-2 lead with a three-run double and Hatley connected on a grand slam for a 10-2 edge. Jake Faggart (Concord, NC/NW Cabarrus HS) added a two-run homer to cap the inning. Catawba hit four homers in the second game as Craige Lyerly (Salisbury, NC/E. Rowan HS) and Chris Ahearn (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS) also went deep.
Zeb Link (Woodlead, NC/W. Rowan HS) also had three hits for Catawba in the 17-hit attack. Faggart had two hits and four RBI. Dustin Hurdle (Burlington, NC) had a home run for Wingate.
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1
Swimming @ King Invitational
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3
Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th
Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th
Football @ Limestone 24-52
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12
Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3
Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 6th of 16
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 5th of 15
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3-4
Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 3-0
Swimming Women at East Carolina 65-165
Swimming Men vs. Lenoir-Rhyne 79-178
Swimming Women vs. Lenoir-Rhyne 117-140
Swimming Women vs. Campbell 58-203
Swimming Men @ East Carolina 75-182
Football vs. NEWBERRY 21-44
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 3-6
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)
Volleyball @ Queens 0-3
Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Wingate Univ.) 9 a.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 8 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.
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