Baseball Tops Barton 9-6


SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba topped visiting Barton 9-6 in baseball action on Tuesday night at Newman Park.  The Catawba Indians improve to 28-16, while the Bulldogs fall to 28-17. 

Zach Almond (Richfield, N.C./N. Stanly/UNCG) drove in three runs and connected on one of three Catawba home runs in the win.  Malachi Hanes (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) and Luke Setzer (Salisbury, N.C./E. Rowan) also homered for the Indians.  Chance Bowden (Salisbury, N.C./Salisbury) had a third-inning single to extend his hitting streak to 21 games.

Jake Kimble (Concord, N.C./Mt. Pleasant/Liberty) put Catawba on top with a two-run triple with two outs in the second.  Dylan Richardson (Randleman, N.C./Randleman/Appalachian St.) followed with a RBI double to make it 3-0.

Barton's Chris Davis hit a two-run homer in the third for the Bulldogs, but Almond answered with a three-run shot in the third for a 6-2 Catawba edge.  Hanes connected for a two-run homer in the fourth to push the Indians on top 8-3.

The Indians held a 9-4 edge in the eighth when Hunter Pearre drew a two-out walk and Ben Youngblood homered.  Heath Mitchem (Salisbury, N.C./Carson) came on to get the final out of the inning and Bryan Blanton (Albemarle, N.C./Albemarle) tossed the ninth for his seventh save.  Blanton allowed a leadoff single before getting a double play grounder and a fly out to end the game.

Riley Myers (Salisbury, N.C./Salisbury) improved to 2-1 with the win.  He hurled five frames and allowed four runs off nine hits with three strikeouts.  Justin Evans (4-3) tossed the first two innings for Barton and took the loss.

Almond, Richardson and Kyle Smith (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley) had two hits for Catawba.  Pearre, Youngblood and Blake Spangenberg produced two hits for the Bulldogs.

Catawba closes out its home slate as it hosts 20th-ranked USC Aiken on Wednesday at 6 pm.

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«October 2019»
October 2

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1

October 4

Swimming @ King Invitational 

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3

October 5

Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th

Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th

Football @ Limestone 24-52

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4

October 7

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)

October 8

Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16

Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3

October 9

Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2

October 11

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3

October 12

Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0

October 14

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 15

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

October 16

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3

October 17

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3-4

October 18

Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 7 p.m.

October 19

Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell,LR

Football vs. NEWBERRY noon

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 5:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 8 p.m.

October 21

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)

Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)

October 22

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)

Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)

Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.

October 23

Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.

October 26

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.

October 30

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.


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