Date: February 11, 2016
Scores: Blue Mountain College 5, Williams Baptist College 3
Records: BMC (4-1), WBC (3-2)
Location: New Albany, Miss.
The First Road Series:
The Williams Baptist College baseball team traveled to New Albany, Miss., for its first road contest of the 2016 season. The Toppers were able to plate the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth and add an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth to take the contest.
Stat of the Series:
Errors: WBC (3), BMC (1)
Inside the Box Score:
• Braxton Rhodes (SO/Fayette, Ala.) led the Eagles hitters at the plate with a 2-for-3 performance. Rhodes added an RBI in his outing.
• Nick Scott (JR/Jacksonville, Fla.) went 1-for-3 with an RBI.
• Pedro Lopez (JR/Naples. Fla.) added a 1-for-3 day with a pair of walks and a stolen base.
• Drake Nilges (FR/Bourbon, Mo.) had a no-decision in his WBC debut on the mound (5IP, 7H, 3R, 3ER, 3BB, 2SO)
• Blue Mountain was led by Miciah Heard. Heard posted a 3-for-4 day with a pair of RBI's and a double.
The Eagles will travel to Gwinnett, Ga., on Friday for a pair of nine inning contests against the eighth ranked Grizzlies of Georgia Gwinnett College. WBC will also face GGC in a single nine inning contest on Saturday before returning home.
For more updates on the Eagles baseball team, check out www.wbceagles.com