Contact: Dan McShea
Head Baseball Coach
March 6, 2014
The Motlow Bucks baseball team got itself back on the winning track with an 8-1, 10-0 sweep over the Martin Methodist College JV team on Wednesday at the Driver Baseball Complex.
The Bucks (16-8, 3-3) will step back into TCCAA play when they travel to Chattanooga to face Chattanooga State this weekend. Friday's single game begins at 1 p.m. central and Saturday's doubleheader will start at 11 a.m.
Matt Sharp (5-1) picked up the win on the mound in game one, tossing five innings and allowing four hits with six strikeouts. Peyton Phillips pitched the final two innings, allowing three hits and striking out two.
Luke Toms went 2-4 with two doubles and drove in three runs to lead the Bucks' offense. Motlow's big inning was the sixth, when they scored six runs.
Game two was decided in five innings and featured a masterful pitching performance by Sean Davis (3-1), who allowed only one hit and struck out seven in four innings. Hayden Bailey struck out two and didn't allow a hit while pitching the final inning.
Nick Chambers, Cody Blackburn and Devon Dager each doubled for the Bucks, with Blackburn driving in two runs.
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