MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Six runs in the middle innings was the deciding factor for the Sewanee baseball team, as the Tigers downed the Mountaineers of Berea, 8-0, Saturday afternoon from Riverwalk Stadium on Day 2 of the Huntingdon Firehouse Classic.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (2-0) 8, Berea (0-2) 0
Winning Pitcher: Dalton Buckingham (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Aaron Duncan (0-1)
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-Sewanee tacked on two more runs in the fifth on a two-run triple by Murray.
-The Purple and Gold then added two more runs in the sixth on back-to-back RBI hits by Demkowicz and Huffman.
-For the game, the Tigers showed great patience at the plate thanks to seven walks to go with the team's six hits.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Carter Huffman finished the day with a 2-for-4 day at the plate with a homer and a double and three RBI.
-Dalton Buckingham (1-0) allowed three hits in five shutout innings, striking out five.
BEREA KEY STATISTICS
- Nicholas Bottom led Berea with a two-hit day and reached base in three out of four trips.
-Aaron Duncan (0-1) allowed four earned runs on three hits and walks each.
Sewanee wraps up play at the Classic Sunday with a contest against the hosts of Huntingdon College.