Wesley cruises to doubleheader sweep over Norwich

Wesley cruises to doubleheader sweep over Norwich

DOVER, Del. – The Wesley College baseball team tallied a doubleheader sweep at Bob Reed Field on Saturday over the Norwich Cadets.

The Wolverines picked up the 10-3 victory in game one over the Cadets.

The Wolverines were paced by the dominating pitching performance by Alex Marrs. Marrs struck out 12 Cadets in six innings of work while only allowing four hits, two walks and two unearned runs for his second win of the season.

Trey Mears went 3-for-4 with a double, three RBI's, three runs scored and three stolen bases. Will Barton also went 3-for-4 in the game with two runs scored and two stolen bases at the top of the lineup.

Chris Seibert and Michael Piccirillo each tallied two hits and a run scored in the win.

The Wolverines recorded an 8-5 win over the Cadets in the backend of the doubleheader.

The Wolverines went up in the second inning when Mike Sabino scored on a wild pitch and then two batters later Mike Piccirillo scored when Barton singled to right field.

The Cadets scored in the top half of the third and fourth innings but the Wolverines responded with three runs in the bottom of the fourth. Three-straight two out hits gave the Wolverines the 5-2 advantage heading into the fifth.

Three bases loaded walks in the top of the fifth allowed the Cadets to tie the game at five heading into the bottom half of the inning.

Piccirillo gave the lead back to the Wolverines in the bottom of the fifth when he singled to left field to bring home Cody Dmiterchik.

The Wolverines added two insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth when Mears and Mike Calvarese each notched RBI infield singles.

Connor Springsteen earned the win in relief of Jonathan Mullin. Springsteen struck out five in 2.2 innings.

The Wolverines (3-0) will look to keep the momentum going when they host 12th ranked Oswego State in a doubleheader at Bob Reed Field. The first pitch of the doubleheader is scheduled for noon.