By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor
MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Berry College baseball team split with Centre College on Saturday afternoon. The Vikings lost game one 3-0 then took the 7-3 victory in game two.
HOW IT HAPPENED (Game 1):
• The Colonels blanked Berry in game one, scoring one run in the top of the third, eighth and ninth innings.
• In the contest, the Vikings added seven hits but were unable to put a run on the board, ensuring the Colonels' victory.
• Dylan Beasley took the loss on the mound, throwing 7.1 innings in the outing. Beasley allowed only six hits and one earned run, while striking out four batters.
HOW IT HAPPENED (Game 2):
• In game two, Centre opened up scoring in the top of the first inning, going ahead 1-0 on a wild pitch.
• Berry answered, scoring two and four runs, respectively, in the bottom of the second and third innings off of three hits, two Colonels errors and a sacrifice fly.
• Centre's Wesley Jorette then doubled to left center in the top of the fourth inning to cut the score to 6-3.
• The Vikings added one more run in the bottom of the same inning off of a passed ball to ensure the 7-3 victory.
BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
• Slade Dale: 2-for-8, R, 2B
• Alfred Francis: 3-for-6, R, SB
• Casey Whitaker: 3-for-7, 2 2B, R, RBI
• Devin Skelton: 2-for-7, 2 R, RBI, 2B
• Tyler Calvert: 3-for-6, RBI
• Trey Rampy: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 9 K
CENTRE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
• Drew Schacht: 2-for-8, 2 R, BB
• Parker Selin: 4-for-9, 2 RBIs
• Wesley Jorette: 2-for-7, 2 RBIs, 2B
• Trevor Brewer: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 3 K
• Berry moves to 10-7 overall and 2-3 in the Southern Athletic Association.
• Centre is now 9-3 and 1-1.
Berry and Centre will finish out the three-game series tomorrow at 12:00 pm.