Oklahoma Wesleyan beats Belhaven (Miss.), wins NAIA Opening Round Jackson Bracket

 

Jackson, MS — Oklahoma Wesleyan University baseball team continued its impressive outing this season after beating Belhaven 8-7 to win the Jackson Bracket of the 2014 NAIA National Championship Opening Round on Wednesday night.

The victory, the third in the tournament this week, sees the Eagles topping the Jackson Bracket and book a place into the next round – the “NAIA World Series.”

OKWU is now 55-6 on the season, while improving its winning streak to a remarkable 28 straight games.

 

Oklahoma Wesleyan at Belhaven (Miss.)
5/14/2014 Jackson, MS (Smith-Wills Stadium)
Oklahoma Wesleyan (55-6, 3-0) Belhaven (Miss.) (42-21, 2-2)
Player AB R H RBI
Flores, Avery SS 3 3 1 0
Butler, Jeff 2B 5 1 0 0
Ruiz, Jose LF 3 2 2 2
Riley, Cody 1B 4 0 3 4
    Davenport, John PR 0 1 0 0
Price, Will DH 5 0 1 0
McCulloch, Brice C 4 0 1 0
    Joyce, Gunner PR 0 0 0 0
    Sironi, Giancarlo PH 1 0 0 0
Easton, Garrett RF 4 0 0 0
Bobo, Trae 3B 5 0 2 0
Manship, Asa CF 2 1 1 0
    Beltran, Fernando PH 1 0 0 0
Berumen, Juan P 0 0 0 0
    Acker, Rhett P 0 0 0 0
    Gregory, CJ P 0 0 0 0
Total: 37 8 11 6
Player AB R H RBI
Rutledge, Reagan CF 4 1 2 2
DeSilva, Emilo 1B 4 1 1 2
Pickerrell, Paul 2B 5 0 1 1
Akins, Tyler DH 3 1 1 0
Wilson, Gabe 3B 1 0 1 0
    Ammirati, Dan 3B 2 0 0 0
Francia, Dominick LF 4 0 1 0
Peterson, James RF 4 1 1 1
    McCullough, Walt RF 0 0 0 0
Sutton, Hunter C 4 0 0 0
    Wurster, Michael PR 0 1 0 0
Richard, Josiah SS 3 2 1 0
Good, Chris P 0 0 0 0
    Copeland, Jim Tom P 0 0 0 0
    Gunn, Andrew P 0 0 0 0
    McCann, Austin P 0 0 0 0
Total: 34 7 9 6
Score by Innings   1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  –   R  H  E
Oklahoma Wesleyan 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 - 8 11 1
Belhaven (Miss.) 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 7 9 0
E- Bobo. DP- OWU(0): ; BU(0): . LOB- OWU(9): Ruiz,Joyce,Riley(3),Butler,Easton(2),Bobo; BU(6): Richard,Rutledge(2),DeSilva,Francia,Akins. 2B- Ruiz, Bobo. 3B- DeSilva, Ruiz. HR- .
IP H R ER BB SO
Oklahoma Wesleyan
Berumen, Juan 5.2 6 6 3 4 6
Acker, Rhett 2.1 3 1 1 0 1
Gregory, CJ 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Belhaven (Miss.)
Good, Chris 4.0 8 5 5 1 0
Copeland, Jim Tom 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Gunn, Andrew 1.0 0 2 2 2 0
McCann, Austin 2.1 2 1 1 0 1
Akins, Tyler 0.2 0 0 0 1 0
W-Acker, Rhett. L-MCCANN, Austin. S-Gregory, CJ. WP- Gunn(3), Berumen(2). PB- . BK- . HBP- Good(2), Berumen
T- 03:09, A- 213
2014 NAIA Opening Round-Jackson Bracket Championship

 

 

Oklahoma Wesleyan vs. Belhaven (Miss.)
5/14/2014
Score by Innings   1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  –   R  H  E
Oklahoma Wesleyan 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 - 8 11 1
Belhaven (Miss.) 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 7 9 0
 
Oklahoma Wesleyan Starting Lineup-
Flores (SS), Butler (2B), Ruiz (LF), Riley (1B), Price (DH), McCulloch (C), Easton (RF), Bobo (3B), Manship (CF), Berumen (P).
 
Belhaven (Miss.) Starting Lineup-
RUTLEDGE (CF), DESILVA (1B), PICKERRELL (2B), AKINS (DH), WILSON (3B), FRANCIA (LF), PETERSON (RF), SUTTON (C), RICHARD (SS), GOOD (P).
 
Umpires- Mike Thomas (HP), Reese Brown (1st), Brian Clark (2nd), Danny Bouchillon (3rd)