Virginia State Baseball Swept Past The University Of Virginia At Wise In Doubleheader Action

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Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 ETTRICK, Va. – The Trojans swept past the Cavaliers of the University Virginia at Wise (3-0, 6-4) today in doubleheader action. Virginia State (8-4) received a complete game shutout from sophomore left-hander Jacob Wells in the opener. The Dinwidde, Va. product scattered six hits while striking out four and walking just one.

The Trojans got on the board in the third inning when Tashaun Tayler walked and later scored on a wild pitch. Virginia State added single runs in the fifth and sixth frames as Jahleel Sewer and Jamar Hinton each had an RBI.

The Trojans will host the Cavaliers in the final game of the series tomorrow with first pitch slated for 12:00 p.m.

Game two saw each school score a run in the first inning. The UVa-Wise run came when junior Stuart Paz singled in redshirt freshman Josh Haga. Virginia State answered in the home half of the frame with a run of their own. Hinton capped a string of three consecutive two-out hits to score David Markins.

In the third inning, Paz produced his second RBI of the day when he doubled home freshman Jordan Turner. The score would remain unchanged until the fifth when Markins gave Virginia State its first lead of the game on a two-RBI double. Markins double was precluded by a pair of walks.

Virginia State put the game away with three runs in the six as Taylor lined a run-scoring hit before a two-out two-RBI single by Sisqo Scott made the score 6-3.

The Trojans will host the Cavaliers for the final game of the three game series tomorrow with first pitch slated for 12 pm.

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