Walnut Ridge, Ark. – Despite wintery weather throughout the week, the Williams Baptist College Eagles were able to host four baseball contests, finishing the week 2-2.
The first series was played on Tuesday, Feb. 19, against College of the Ozarks at WBC's Shell Field. After falling in game one 1-3, WBC bounced back and won 10-6 in game two.
Kendall Fay provided the offense in game one, scoring the only run and going 3-for-4 from the plate. Paul Keen pitched five innings, giving up two runs, while striking out seven batters.
In game two, Dylan Disotell earned his second win on the season. He threw four innings, allowed five hits, four runs and four strikeouts.
The Eagles collected a season high 15 hits in the contest. Seven Eagles starters collected at least two hits in the game. Tyler Williams finished the contest 3-for-4 with two homeruns and three runs batted in.
The weekend series was played on Saturday, Feb. 23, against Culver-Stockton College. The doubleheader was also played at Shell Field. Williams scored two runs in its final at-bat to win the game 2-1.
Eagles pitcher, Chris Smith collected his first career win, pitching a complete game. He allowed one hit, one run, and struck out two.
Game two went to extra innings, and CSC was able to get a key hit in the eighth and edge the Eagles 4-3. Cogan Ford finished the contest 1-for-2 with two RBIs. Disotell threw 6.1 innings and allowed three runs, while striking out four.
WBC's record sits at 4-11 on the young season. The team will host Central Baptist College for a four-game series beginning Friday, March 1. There will be two games beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday and two games on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m., as well.