Saturday February 8, 2014
Patriot’s starter Caleb Sims doesn’t need much help when he is on the mound and he showed it once again on Saturday against Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Eight strong innings by Sims carried Patriots to a 2-1 victory over Oklahoma Wesleyan University in extra inning action en route to Sim’s second victory of the year.
Hendrix couldn’t get it done on the bump for Oklahoma Wesleyan University, taking the loss. He lasted just 6 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out 10, and allowed one run.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University scored its only run of the game on a sacrifice fly by Davenport in the third inning.
Patriots tied the game in the seventh on a passed ball that scored Zachary Thompson. The Patriots were then able to see Keith Schulz draw a walk to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning. After an unsuccessful sacrifice bunt attempt and a strikeout to follow, the Patriots received a powerful two-out double from Ryan Wagley to score Schulz from first and win the ball game in a dramatic fashion.
The Patriots will return to action on Friday afternoon when they travel to Abilene Christian University for a 3-game weekend series.