Central, SC – Southern Wesleyan took down the Screaming Eagles of Toccoa Falls College in a 2-1 final score on Tuesday evening.
The Warriors had six hits in the victory over Toccoa Falls. Conner Ewing had a double during the game. Quinton Bent had the lone RBI of the game. Timo Schau recorded the lone walk and Bent posted a sacrifice fly. Jarred Jones, Tyler Fuller and Devin Patrick all recorded stolen bases. Southern Wesleyan had 11 strikeouts in the win. Bryson Fowler started the game for the Warriors, pitching two innings while striking out one and allowing one hit. Three Warriors recorded two strikeouts, however Josh Core led the Warriors with three strikeouts to pick up his second save of the year.
Final: Southern Wesleyan 2, Toccoa Falls 1
Records: Southern Wesleyan (13-22) Toccoa Falls (15-16)
How It Happened
The Warriors put the first run on the board in the bottom of the second inning. Tyler Fuller led off with a single to left field and then advanced to third on a single by Devin Patrick. With runners on the corners, Patrick stole second and Fuller stole home to put Southern Wesleyan on top 1-0.
Southern Wesleyan extended their lead to 2-0 in the bottom of the third. Timo Schau reached first on an error by third base, but was out on a fielder's choice that put Jarred Jones at first. With one on and one out, Jones stole second to put him in scoring position. Julio Justo followed with a single to right field to advance Jones to third base. With one out and two on, Quinton Bent hit a sacrifice fly out to left field to bring Jones in to score.
Southern Wesleyan will next host the University of Mount Olive Trojans on April 5-6. The Warriors will remain at home on April 9 as they host the Truett-McConnell Bears. On Wednesday, April 10 they will travel to Anderson to take on the Anderson University Trojans at 6 p.m.