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Baseball ‘Cats drop two games to Concord

ATHENS, W.Va. – The West Virginia Wesleyan (2-27, 2-16) baseball team dropped a doubleheader versus Concord (22-12-1, 12-6) on Friday (April 15) afternoon at Anderson Field.
Inside Game One
The Concord offense got to work early, scoring five runs in the first frame. The Mountain Lions lead grew to seven after two innings of play. WVWC Catcher Matt Turner hit his first collegiate home run to get the Bobcats on the board in the third inning.
The Mountain Lions were in control and won game one by a score of 23-1. Julio AguilarCole Shearer and Turner collected hits for the Bobcats.
Inside Game Two
Wesleyan jumped out to an early 2-0 lead. Martin Radosevic deposited his fourth home run of the season beyond the right field fence to lead off the second inning. With one out in the third, Sam Ingram drew a walk and swiped second base on the first pitch of the ensuing at bat. Jack Tilton drove a pitch to left field that scored Ingram and put the ‘Cats ahead 2-0. The home team responded and tied the game in the bottom of the third inning.
WVWC regained the lead after Gabe Mustovic delivered a two-out RBI single to score Nick Corwell. The Bobcats kept the two-out rally alive after Ingram reached on an error that scored Mustovic. CU scored a run in the bottom half of the inning and trailed by one at the end of four innings. The Mountain Lions roared back and put up nine runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and grabbed a 12-4 lead. The ‘Cats scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning thanks to Adrian Delgado’s second four-bagger of the season. Concord won game two, 13-6.
Offensively, Radosevic collected three hits while Tilton had two knocks. Delgado racked up two RBIs and Radosevic, Tilton and Mustovic each had one. Ingram stole two bases. Southpaw Anthony Napoleon tossed four strong innings on the bump. Napoleon surrendered three runs and punched out two Mountain Lions.
Up Next
The Bobcats will conclude their four-game set with the Mountain Lions Saturdday beginning at 1 p.m.

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