Campbellsville, Kentucky-After being offensively challenged and losing game one to the three seeded Campbellsville Tigers, The University of Virginia's College at Wise baseball team staved off elimination with an offensive explosion in the second game, defeating Cumberlands. In game one, the Cavaliers fell behind early and never recovered. The host school Campbellsville shut down the UVa-Wise lineup, only allowing four hits throughout the mercy-ruled contest. The final was 10-0 in seven innings. Ryan Crosby took the loss for the Cavaliers, while Ryan Richardson earned the win for the Tigers.
In the second contest, the Cavaliers exploded offensively in the early innings, scoring a total of eight runs in the first three frames. Chaz Hall had an exceptional day at the plate, going 4-5 and driving in three runs. Tommy Meier added two RBIs, while CJ McAndrews registered 10 putouts in the field. Justin Wilson picked up the win for the Cavaliers, pitching a complete game, allowing three runs and striking out four.
With the win, the Cavaliers advance to take on the loser of Rio Grande and Shawnee State. That contest will begin at 1:00 PM and will be held at Campbellsville. If the Cavaliers lose, it will be the end of their season but a win keeps hope alive and makes it possible for UVa-Wise to win the Mid-South tournament and advance to the national tournament. The game can be heard at http://www.uvawisecavs.com