Edward Waters College opened its baseball season scattering nine hits helping to account for eight runs in defeating Brewton Parker College 8-4 Friday afternoon at James P. Small Memorial Park in Jacksonville, Florida.
EWC scored two runs in the first three innings for a 6-0 advantage. Senior Carlos Cabrera provided several hits, including a single for the Tigers’ second run in the first inning which led to a 2-0 lead. Sophomore Cayden Frankie had two hits and drove in one run. Junior Tyler Rich collected two hits from the middle of the lineup.
Brewton Parker (0-1), attempting a comeback, plated one run in the fourth and another one in the top half of the fifth inning, making it a 6-2 ball game before junior reliever Denver Ripley replaced freshmen starter Kamau Richardson.
The Barons mounted another come back scoring two additional runs in the top of the eighth inning. But, the Tigers answered with two insurance runs for the 8-4 lead. Brewton Parker was shut down in the top of the ninth, before Edward Waters junior reliever Noah Leake got a ground out for the game’s final out.
Edward Waters College hosts Brewton Parker again in their scheduled double header at Jacksonville, Florida, first game 1:00pm / 3:00pm.