UNCG Baseball Dominates High Point, 13-4

Baseball Dominates High Point, 13-4

HIGH POINT, N.C.– The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) baseball team dominated High Point University winning 13-4 in a non-conference game on Tuesday, April 4th at Williard Stadium

Dosi Jonas hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh for his eighth of the season. Jonas went 2-for-4 at the plate, and was one of the six Spartans with a multi-hit game.

Later in the top of the seventh, Kennedy Jones also hit a home run bringing in GC Jarman. The sophomore hit his fifth homer of the season.

How it Happened

Jones started the Spartans off on a good note, driging in Jarman home in the top of the first after grounding into a double play for the first two outs of the game. High Point evened the score in the bottom of the inning with a RBI double from Chatham.

The Spartans took the lead back as Bradley Bott grounded out to the pitcher with the bases loaded to score Luke Jenkins for a 2-1 advantage. The Panthers tied the game again in the bottom of the fourth when High Point’s Javon Field scored off a throwing error, 2-2.

UNCG’s five-run fifth inning broke the game open, 7-2. The Spartans scored the five runs off of four hits taking the lead.

The Spartans had another big inning, scoring four runs on four hits and an error in the top of the seventh for a 11-2 lead. Jones and Jonas hit back-to-back home runs in the seventh.

With one runner on base, High Point’s Matthew Martinez II hit a double to bring in Echazarreta from first, cutting the deficit to eight, 11-3.

The Panther’s pitcher threw a wild pitch that allowed Daniel Cerda to score in the top of the eighth, 12-3, and Jarman grounded out to first base driving in the 13th run of the game, for a 10-run gap, 13-3.

High Point had a last-minute attempt at the bottom of the ninth as Brayden Simpson homered to left center, as UNCG held on for the 13-4 win leaving two on base.

UNCG: 15-14, 3-3 SoCon
High Point: 7-21, 1-8 Big South

On Deck

The Spartans head to Birmingham, Alabama for a three-game Southern Conference (SoCon) series starting Thursday, April 6th at 7 p.m. EST.

Courtesy of Kelly Couse
Strategic Communications Coordinator
UNC Greensboro