March 2, 2015
Baseball Cruises Past Davis & Elkins
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba claimed an 11-0 win over visiting Davis & Elkins in baseball action on Monday night at Newman Park. The Catawba Indians improve to 12-4, while the Senators drop their opener.
T.J. Wharton (Lutz, Fla./Bishop McLaughlin/Guilford Tech) got Catawba off to a quick start with a two-run single in the first. Catawba plated three runs in each of the first three innings. Wharton added a solo home run in the second.
The Indians rapped out a dozen hits in the win and was even efficient with outs, scoring on four sacrifice flies and two ground outs. Blake Houston (Mt. Ulla, N.C./S. Rowan HS) and Grayland Fowler (Moore, S.C./Dorman HS) joined Wharton with two hits. Houston picked up two RBI along with Kyle Smith (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley HS).
Russ Weiker (Albemarle, N.C./S. Stanly HS/Liberty) got the win on the mound with five shutout innings. He scattered two hits with five strikeouts in improving to 1-0. Ryan Kahny (High Point, N.C./Central HS) followed with two hitless innings of relief and fanned two. Bryan Blanton (Albemarle, N.C./Albemarle HS) tossed a hitless eighth with three strikeouts and Will Beeson (Advance, N.C./Davie Co. HS) had three strikeouts in closing the game out.
The Indians return to action on Friday, hosting Lenoir-Rhyne for a three-game series. The teams open up on Friday night at 6 pm with a Saturday doubleheader at 1 pm.
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Soccer (W) vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 1-2
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3
Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-4th;M-4th
Cross Country @ SAC Championships M-5th;W-5th
Football @ Newberry 10-40
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-0
Volleyball @ Wingate (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 0-3
Basketball (M) vs. FRANCIS MARION 115-82
Basketball (W) @ North Greenville 62-67
Football @ Lenoir-Rhyne 21-63
Basketball (W) vs. Erskine 80-86
Basketball (M) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 75-80
Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman (NCAA II Southeast Regional) 0-3
Basketball (M) @ Young Harris 85-67
Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 1)
Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2)
Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-8th; M-10th
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE 30-23
Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST. 76-56
Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST. 86-65
Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3) W-9th;M-9th
Basketball (W) @ Lees-McRae 66-59
Basketball (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
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