BUCKHANNON – Make it four in a row!
The West Virginia Wesleyan baseball team took another pair of games from Virginia-Wise today to hike their winning streak to four games in a Mountain East Conference doubleheader at Hank Ellis Field.
Wesleyan won game one by a 3-1 score and then took the nightcap by a 4-1.
The sweep today accompanied with the sweep yesterday has the 'Cats now at 7-8 overall and 6-8 in the Mountain East Conference.
Virginia-Wise scored a run in the top of the first but Wesleyan countered with two runs in their half of the first.
James Fraser singled home Logsdon in the bottom of the third to give Wesleyan their 3-1 advantage.
Neither team would score a run after that.
Wesleyan had seven hits with Logsdon getting three.
Chris Hall picked up the win for the Bobcats. He went 4 2/3 innings and gave up just one run on five hits while fanning two.
Dillon Wagman twirled the final 2 1/3 innings of scoreless ball to record the save.
Metz was in control on the mound for Wesleyan in game two.
He threw a two-hitter allowing just one run and striking out five in the complete-game victory.
After Virginia-Wise scored their lone run in the top of the first, Travis Renner singled home Logsdon to deadlock the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the second.
The score would stay at 1-1 until the bottom of the fourth when Wesleyan chased across two runs.
Michael Bolla hit a sacrifice fly that scored Logsdon and Fraser scored on a wild pitch to make it a 3-1 game.
Fraser singled home Logsdon in the bottom of the sixth inning for an added insurance run.
Wesleyan had eight hits in the victory.
Logsdon, who went three-for-three in game one, was a perfect three-for-three in game two.
Fraser and Renner each added two hits.
Wesleyan will return to action this Friday at Fairmont State.
First pitch is slated for 1 p.m.
(Photo courtesy of Peter Galarneau Jr.)