Tornados fall to Warriors in midweek contest

Tornados fall to Warriors in midweek contest

BREVARD, N.C. - The Brevard College Tornados (9-27, 2-13 SAC) dropped a nonconference matchup against the Southern Wesleyan Warriors (10-26) by the final of 10-0 at Gil Coan Field on Tuesday.

The Tornados offense compiled five hits on the afternoon, with five different Tornados recording hits on the afternoon. Seniors Schuyler Martire (Pine Brush, N.Y.) and Kyle Morrison (Greensboro, N.C.) collected hits along with freshman Brian Kahn (Durham, N.C.). Brandon Loran (Kissimmee, Fla.) and Tyler Petit (Brevard, N.C.) both tallied hits off the bench.

Junior Tyler Timms (Williamston, S.C.) impressed in his relief appearance, going three strong innings. The Williamston, S.C. native allowed no runs and no hits while striking out four out of the bullpen.

After Teke Scudder (Cornell, Ill.) silenced the Warriors in the first inning, Southern Wesleyan used two singles and a double along with a sacrifice fly to tack on two runs in both the second and third innings.

The Warriors would not let off the gas as a three run fourth inning, grew their lead to seven. Jason Molden and Julio Justo notched RBI singles in the inning while DiMarkus San grounded out to bring home Christian Ke.

A throwing error and RBI single from John Garrett drove home three runs for the Warriors in the top half of the sixth inning to bring the game to its final score of 10-0.

Tyler Parry silenced the Tornados bats on the mound, throwing 5 ? innings of shutout baseball. The sophomore right hander allowed just three hits on the afternoon and struck out two Tornados on the afternoon.

Roth Matthews and Josh Core combined for 3 ? innings of shutout baseball for the Warriors.

The Tornados will return to the diamond on Friday, Apr. 7 at 3:00pm when they host the Anderson Trojans in a South Atlantic Conference matchup and the final home series of the season.