from this afternoon at UNCG’s Spartan Stadium in game two of this three-game SoCon Baseball Battle:
Game three on Sunday afternoon at UNCG ‘s Spartan Stadium…Series tied at one game a-piece……
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG took advantage of some good fortune to score six runs in the sixth inning to take a commanding 12-3 lead en route to a 13-9 victory over backyard-rival Elon on Saturday afternoon at the UNCG Baseball Stadium. The win tied the weekend series at one and forced a rubber game on Sunday.
Jarett Miller recorded his third win of the season for UNCG (15-10, 7-4 Southern Conference) after pitching two innings of relief and allowing just one run on one hit, while striking out five.
Elon starter Ken Ferrer moved to 3-2 on the year after giving up six runs, three earned, on five hits in 4 2/3 innings of work.
Ray Quinones helped pace the Spartans offense as he went 2-4 with three RBI and two runs scores, while Chris Barker also added a trio of RBI. Thomas Troelstrup and Trevor Edwards both went 1-3 with two RBI and two runs score apiece, as well.
Eric Serra went 2-2 with three RBI and a run scored off the bench for the Phoenix (18-10, 9-2 SoCon) and Garrett Koster also had a pair of RBI.
UNCG got the scoring started in the second inning as it jumped out to an early 3-0 lead. With the bases loaded and one out, Ray Crawford delivered a single to the opposite field to score Eric Brindle to make it 1-0. After a strikeout, Barker singled through the right side of the infield to plate two more runs.