MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia Wesleyan (0-15, 0-4) baseball team dropped two games to Fairmont State (9-9, 4-0) at Mylan Park on Sunday (March 20) afternoon.
Inside Game One
The Fairmont State offense exploded for 19 runs in five innings. In the sixth inning, Devin Johnson delivered a two-RBI single to bring home David Sanders to get the Bobcats on the board. Geovani Sostre collected an RBI after grounding into a fielder’s choice to score Sam Ingram in the sixth. Johnson and Jaylon Robinson each laced two hits in the first game. The Fighting Falcons took game one 19-3.
Inside Game Two
Wesleyan put a four spot in the top of the first inning. Martin Radosevic deposited a baseball into left field for a two-RBI base hit that scored Ingram and Sostre. Johnson crossed home plate after a fielding error by Fairmont State. Radosevic tallied the fourth run of the inning after taking home on a wild pitch to give WVWC a four-run cushion.
Fairmont State would score 11 unanswered runs to jump out to an 11-4 lead. The Bobcats responded with a three-run fifth inning, capped off by a Dylan Poplin double that brought home Thatcher Poteat and Leo White. The Fighting Falcons tacked on two runs in the fifth and sixth innings to go up 15-7. Wesleyan scored a pair of runs in the seventh inning highlighted by a Sostre RBI single. Fairmont State completed the sweep and won 15-9.
Sostre picked up multiple hits in the finale. Radosevic reached base four times and Johnson was on board three times.
WVWC baseball is scheduled to play in its home opener on Saturday at Hank Ellis Field versus Wheeling for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m.
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