Five-Run Seventh Propels Pride Past Wasps, 7-2
from Wes Gullett, Greensboro College SID
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro College baseball team topped their Wasps of Emory & Henry College in their first meeting of the season Monday, 7-2.
The Wasps took a one-run lead in the top half of the third inning before Greensboro used a two-run bottom half to take a 2-1 lead.
Hunter Curtis hit a single to right field, plating Blake Carroll from second base, to tie the game before scoring the go ahead run on a Cameron Peters single to right field.
Greensboro then held their one-run advantage until the fifth inning when Emory & Henry tied the game for a second time.
However, the Pride was able to put the game away with a five-run seventh. Tyler Price had a RBI double down the left field line before Tyler Fuller and Peters tallied RBI singles. Brayden King then plated Fuller with a sacrifice fly, while Jacob Rodriguez tallied the game’s final RBI with a single to right.
Willis Booth allowed two runs over the first 4 2/3 innings before giving way to Eli Moravick, who earned the win after pitching the final 4 1/3 innings and allowed only two hits.
Curtis, Price, Lincoln Hewett, Fuller and Peters each had two hits in the game.
The Pride will return to action at 4 p.m. Wednesday when they host Piedmont International for a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m. For more information on Greensboro College baseball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.