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Night Hawks take down nationally ranked Warriors

David Wood started game 2 (Source: WALB) David Wood started game 2 (Source: WALB)
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -

The Thomas University baseball team split with 13th-ranked Webber International University (Fla.) on Saturday at Varnedoe Stadium. WIU took the first game, 7-4, while TU won the second game, 4-2.
 
The Night Hawks went to 14-22, 3-9 in The Sun Conference, while the Warriors went to 25-7, 8-4 in TSC. TU hosts Brewton-Parker University (Ga.) in a double header starting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Varnedoe Stadium.

GAME ONE
 
Jalbert Melo went 4-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI, while Tanner Long hit 3-for-5 with an RBI. Gavin Murphy went 2-for-4.
 
David Wood suffered the loss on 5.2 innings pitched with four runs on 10 hits and struck out two.
 
SCORING SUMMARY
1st Inn.
WIU: Martis hit a sacrifice fly that scored Rodriquez, WIU 1-0
TU: Yovanny Peguero singled that scored Melo, Tied 1-1
3rd Inn.
WIU: Martis scored on a fielder's choice, WIU 2-1
TU: Melo homered to left field, Tied 2-2
4th Inn.
TU: Reed Melcolm scored on a sacrifice bunt by Taylor Westbrook, TU 3-2
6th Inn.
WIU: Martis doubled down the right field line that scored Rivera and Martin, WIU 4-3
7th Inn.
WIU: Coleman scored on an error, WIU 5-3
WIU: Rivera doubled to left field that scored Martin, WIU 6-3
 
GAME TWO
 
The Night Hawks scored the last four runs of the game, including two runs in the eighth inning.
 
TU scattered nine hits in the game, while Wyatt Petrey went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
 
Holden Alexander picked up the win on eight innings pitched with two runs on three hits and struck out five. Ryan Pierce collected the save on an inning pitched with one hit and struck out one.
 
SCORING SUMMARY
1st Inn.
WIU: Begg doubled down the left field line that scored Martin and Rodriquez, WIU 2-0
5th Inn.
TU: Logan Place homered and scored Wyatt Petrey, Tied 2-2
8th Inn.
TU: Reed Melcolm singled to center field and scored Tanner Elsbernd, TU 3-2
TU: Wyatt Petrey singled to center and scored Melcolm, TU 4-2

(Via TU Athletics)

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