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.
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.
WIU: Martis hit a sacrifice fly that scored Rodriquez, WIU 1-0
TU: Yovanny Peguero singled that scored Melo, Tied 1-1
WIU: Martis scored on a fielder's choice, WIU 2-1
TU: Melo homered to left field, Tied 2-2
TU: Reed Melcolm scored on a sacrifice bunt by Taylor Westbrook, TU 3-2
WIU: Martis doubled down the right field line that scored Rivera and Martin, WIU 4-3
WIU: Coleman scored on an error, WIU 5-3
WIU: Rivera doubled to left field that scored Martin, WIU 6-3
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.
WIU: Begg doubled down the left field line that scored Martin and Rodriquez, WIU 2-0
TU: Logan Place homered and scored Wyatt Petrey, Tied 2-2
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