Baseball Power-Hits Its Way to Win over St. Andrews


SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba blasted six extra-base hits including three home runs to help the Indians blow past St. Andrews 13-2 in a rain-shortened contest Tuesday night at Newman Park. The Indians now stand at 29-8 overall and the Knights are 9-27.

Home runs from Ryan Bostian (Kannapolis, NC/S. Rowan HS/Montreat) in the first inning and Chris Dula (Troutman, NC/S. Iredell HS) in the second started the Indian assault on Knight pitchers. Losing hurler Travis Holland lasted just three and a third while giving up seven earned runs on six hits and walking four for St. Andrews. 

The Knights knotted the score at two in the third when Ross Whitley (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) gave up four straight hits that scored Kyle Schade and Chris Constantin. Whitley (6-2) would settle down only giving up two more hits during his six innings of work to take the win for the Indians. 

Greg Lawson (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS) broke open the game in the Catawba fourth with a three-run dinger to left center that plated Cameron Beard (Conover, NC/Bunker Hill HS) and Keaton Hawks (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS).

Keaton Hawks (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) highlighted a six-run sixth with a two-RBI triple off Knights’ reliever Ryan Pierce that brought in Garrett Furr (Gold Hill, NC/Mt. Pleasant HS) and Beard to give Catawba an insurmountable lead.

The game was postponed for lightning in the bottom of the seventh and later called due to unrelenting rain.

Bostian and Dula both had two hits and two RBI apiece to lead the Catawba hitting attack on the night.

Catawba hosts the Barton Bulldogs Wednesday night at 6 p.m.


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September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

September 2

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn. 

Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2

September 3

Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

September 6

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

September 8

Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

September 9

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

September 10

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)

September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

September 23

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13

Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1

September 24

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0

September 29

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge W-13th;M-14th

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3

September 30

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Football @ Carson-Newman 18-31

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 1-3

Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 3-6

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