DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College baseball team outhit the York (Pa.) Spartans 13-10 in a Wednesday non-conference matchup but were defeated, 7-5.
York scored three runs in the first inning before Wesley got two runs back in the bottom of the second. Jason Boc scampered home from third base on a double play for Wesley's first run of the game. A batter later, Brock Wingate came into score on an infield single by Dustin Sutton.
York recorded three runs in the top of the sixth to take a 6-3 lead but Wesley got two runs back in the bottom of the seventh inning when William Musser smacked a two-run single to center field to bring around Joines and Jordan Marucci to cut the York lead down to 6-5.
York got an insurance run in the top of the eighth inning when Brandon White scored Grant Oberholtzer on a sacrifice fly to right field.
Wesley was able load the bases with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning. With the tying and go-ahead runs on base, York's Conor Miller induced back-to-back foul outs by Boc and Wingate to pick up the save.
Eight of the nine Wesley batters registered a hit in the loss. William Foster went 3-for-5 with a double and a run batted in. Cory Joines and Jordan Marucci each went 2-for-4. William Musser drove in a pair of runs while John Joines scored twice.
Wesley continues their three-game homestand on Thursday when they conclude their season series with former Capital Athletic Conference rival St. Mary's. First pitch is set for 3:30 p.m.