Highly regarded West Virginia Tech University captured the lead in the last inning and held on to defeat the home standing Alice Lloyd Eagles 7-4 on Saturday at Pippa Passes, Kentucky.
The Eagles survived WVT’s early run and answered with of their own in the fourth scoring on a sacrifice fly by Ronnie Saylor.
Tech retook the lead at 3-1 with two runs of their own in the fifth. Undaunted, ALC took advantage of a huge two-run error by the visitors to knot things up once more at 3-3.
West Virginia Tech unfortunately put up a massive four run burst in the seventh, scoring four runs on a sacrifice fly and two singles. They were able to make that lead stand up as they held off the hosts last bid for a rally.
Chris Davidson recorded the win for West Virginia Tech. He pitched two shutout innings. Davidson struck out one, walked none and gave up one hit.
Broderick Moore was the game’s losing pitcher. He allowed seven runs in six innings, walked five and struck out six.
The Eagles lost 8-1 to West Virginia Tech in game two.
The Eagles’ lone run of the ballgame came in the first inning.
West Virginia Tech went up for good in the third as they put the contest away scoring seven runs on a two-run double, a two-run error, and two singles.
Kyle Sager was the winning pitcher. He allowed one run over five innings. He struck out six, walked one and surrendered four hits.
Ryan Lavy took the loss for the Eagles. He allowed seven runs in two innings, walked one and struck out none.