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The two Teams Scheduled to play Another DH Tomorrow

Cavaliers Top Panthers in Baseball Doubleheader

OWENSBORO (WFIE) - The Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team’s offense went cold on Saturday, suffering a pair of losses to Walsh University in Great Midwest Athletic Conference action.

Game 1: Walsh 4 – KWC 2: The Cavaliers took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, putting together three hits to plate one run. That lead was extended to two in the fifth after a two-out solo home run.

Brayden Sisson led off the bottom of the sixth with a home run of his own to put the Panthers on the board. Sisson's second home run of the season cut the deficit to one.

Cam Curry led off the seventh with a single through the left side. Ian Ellis hit a double off the wall in left center, scoring Curry from first and tying the game at two.

Walsh responded with a pair of runs in the top of the eighth to take a 4-2 lead. The Panthers had the game-tying run at the plate in both the eighth and ninth inning but were unable to execute.

Ellis finished game one two-for-four at the plate while Sisson, Curry and Ethan Maxey each recorded one hit.

Chris Johnson took a no decision after throwing 7.1 innings, allowing two runs off of seven hits and striking out nine. Heath Brownley retired the lone batter he faced in the eighth inning.

Bo Robison suffered his first loss of the season, giving up two runs off of three hits in 0.1 innings. Joey Lara closed out the final inning, not allowing a base runner and recording two strikeouts.

Game 2: Walsh 19 – KWC 0 (7 innings): Walsh belted 23 hits in game two, scoring at least two runs in five separate innings. The Cavaliers recorded three home runs, the most the Panthers have given up in a single game this season.

Ryan Hinkley, Lane Kennemore and Jonathan Thrasher each tallied one hit.

Taylor Soper suffered his second loss of the season, allowing six runs off of three hits in 0.1 innings. Allen Howe and Rylan Thomas each worked two innings while Benton McGill and Wes King threw 1.0 innings each.

The two teams will square off again on Sunday in a pair of games currently set to begin at 12 pm CT at Panther Park.

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