April 20, 2011
Baseball Bats Shut Down in Opening Loss to Newberry at SAC Tournament
FOREST CITY, NC -- Newberry knocked off top-seeded Catawba 4-2 in the opening game of the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at McNair Field. The win improves the Wolves to 23-25 on the year, while the 13th-ranked Catawba Indians fall to 36-9. The Indians will face an elimination game on Thursday at noon. The sixth-seeded Wolves with play at 3:45 pm.
Newberry did all their damage in the early innings and with two outs. After Catawba had grabbed a 1-0 lead on a Chris Dula (Troutman, NC/S. Iredell HS) home run in the first, the Wolves answered in the second. Jovan Rohena doubled with two outs and scored on a two-run homer by Evan Darr.
The Indians were able to tie the game in the second, but got only one run out of a bases loaded, no out situation. Blake Houston (Mt. Ulla, NC/S. Rowan HS) got the run in on a fielder’s choice. Stranding runners would plague Catawba the rest of the way.
The Wolves again struck with two outs in the third. John Fogarlie and Chris Love drew walks and Sanchez Gartman delivered a double to right center to give Newberry its 4-2 lead that held up the rest of the way.
The Indians put a runner in scoring position with one out in both the fourth and fifth innings, but failed to score. Catawba would load the bases with two outs in the seventh and eighth frames, but again could not plate a run.
Mario Rojas earned the win for Newberry to improve to 5-2. He went seven and a third innings, allowing two runs on just three hits. He walked five and struck out five. Tyler Sturkie picked up his seventh save as he allowed just one hit over his one and two-thirds innings of work.
Nick Lomascolo (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) suffered his first loss since his initial start of the season, falling to 8-2. He went the distance and allowed only three hits. He walked two and fanned six. Josh Hohn (Greensboro, NC/S. Guilford HS/North Greenville) had two of the four Catawba hits.
|Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC),|
|Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC),|
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 7 p.m.
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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