DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College baseball team earned a 9-6 victory over the Eastern Eagles in a non-conference matchup Thursday afternoon at Bob Reed Field.
Eastern regained the lead behind a two-run fourth but a Chris Seibert two-run double to center field tied the game at four in the fifth inning.
Wesley took their first lead of the game on a three-run sixth inning. Will Barton laid down a suicide squeeze bunt to the right side of the infield to allow Michael Piccirillo to score from third. Then, Cody Dmiterchik knocked a two RBI double to left field to plate Barton and Aaron Briggs.
Eastern got a run back in the seventh but Wesley responded with two runs in the bottom of the inning. Briggs hit a sacrifice fly to center to score Calvarese from third base. A batter later, Mike Sabino came around to score on a single to left field.
Eastern did push a run across in the eighth but that their last tally of the game.
Ryan Devine registered his first victory of the season in a 3.1 innings of relief.
The 1-5 hitters for Wesley accounted for 10 hits and eight runs batted in.
The Wolverines (8-2) will resume Capital Athletic Conference play on Sunday when they host the Frostburg State Bobcats in a doubleheader. The first game is scheduled for a noon first pitch.