MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (WFIE) - The Kentucky Wesleyan College baseball team closed out its weekend series against Wayne State on Sunday, falling 6-3 in a nine-inning game.
The Warriors struck first in the bottom of the fourth, taking a 2-0 lead after a two-run single to center.
Wesleyan got one back in the top of the fifth after Ethan Maxey drew a walk with the bases loaded.
Wayne State tied the game in the bottom of the frame, scoring on a wild pitch with two outs. The Panthers went three up and three down in the top of the seventh before the Warriors took a three-run lead in the bottom of the seventh. A two-out two-run triple proved scored the eventual game-winning run for Wayne State.
Ellis recorded his first multi-hit game of the season, going two-for-five with two runs driven in.
The Panthers will head to Florida next weekend for their week long trip with five games. Wesleyan will travel to Florida Tech on March 2 and 3, Florida Southern on March 4, Saint Leo on March 5 and Saginaw Valley on March 7.