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Lomascolo's Gem, Bostian's Clutch Hits Lift Baseball Over Tusculum

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FOREST CITY, NC -- Catawba freshman Nick Lomascolo (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) tossed eight strong innings and Wil Huneycutt (Locust, NC/W. Stanly HS) nailed down his second straight save in a 4-2 win over Tusculum on Friday night at the 2010 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament at McNair Field.  The 24th-ranked Catawba Indians, now 36-10, are the only undefeated team remaining in the tournament and will play the winner of Saturday’s noon elimination game between Tusculum (30-17) and sixth-seeded Lincoln Memorial at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Lomascolo improved to 6-2 as he surrendered just two unearned runs off three hits over eight innings of work.  He walked two, hit a batter and fanned seven.  Huneycutt entered in the ninth after an error allowed the leadoff batter to reach, but the Tribe’s save leader induced a double play ball and then a ground out to end the contest.

Catawba was also limited to just three hits, but Ryan Bositan (Kannapolis, NC/S. Rowan HS/Montreat) came up with two big ones.  He put the Indians on top in the third with a two-out, two-run double then provided an insurance run in the seventh with another two-out double.

Tusculum starter Taylor Rakes (Norcross, GA) allowed one earned run and two hits over six and a third innings of work.  He avoided a serious deficit in the third when he survived a 45-pitch frame by stranding the bases loaded after the double by Bostian.

Down 2-0 in the fourth, Paul Finger (Lincolnton, NC) erased the deficit on a two-out, two-run homer.  It was one of two hits for Finger and came after a Catawba error extended the inning.

Josh Hohn (Greensboro, NC/S. Guilford HS/N. Greenville) put the Indians back on top in the sixth when he connected on a two-out solo home run.  Bostian then drove in Wade Moore (Salisbury, NC/W. Rowan HS/NC State), who had reached on a fielder’s choice and moved to second with two outs on a failed pick-off attempt.

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November 1

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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November 2

Football @ Tusculum 14-32

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 0-4

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November 5

Volleyball @ Chowan 3-1

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November 6

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-0

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-7

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November 8

Basketball (M) v. UNC Pembroke 90-95

Basketball (W) v. North Greenville 74-42

Volleyball @ Anderson 1-3

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November 9

Cross Country @ NCAA II Regional (Wingate Univ.) M-6th;W-9th

Football @ UVA-Wise 14-21

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-118

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 124-131

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 1-3

Basketball (M) @ Francis Marion 86-72

Basketball (W) v. Erskine 77-58

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November 13

Basketball (M) @ Virginia Union 84-69

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November 15

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

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November 16

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-49

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville State 74-68

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

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November 19

Basketball (M) @ Augusta 7:30 p.m.

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November 23

Cross Country @ NCAA II Championships (Oaks Golf Complex)

Basketball (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. YOUNG HARRIS 4 p.m.

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November 26

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 5:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 7:30 p.m.

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November 30

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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