The Bulldogs traveled to Lindsey Wilson on Wednesday for a single nine inning game. The Blue Raiders and Bulldogs previously back in February at Jack Bowling Field when TWC won 11-9.
Taylor Patterson started for Tennessee Wesleyan, allowing two runs over four innings on five hits, struck out two and walked two. The Bulldogs didn't waste any time getting started against the Blue Raiders, scoring four runs in the first frame. A walk and Logan Dalton's single led to a run on James Boddicker's sacrifice fly. Matt Malloy doubled the second run home. Tim Kiene then tripled pinch-runner Branden Walker home and scored on an error. The Bulldogs added two more runs in the second on a hit-batsman, error and singles from Dalton and Malloy. Wesleyan opened an 8-2 advantage with two runs in the fourth, highlighted by hits from Brad Carpenter, Malloy and Wes Minton. K.J. Hockaday homered to start at four-run fifth. David Donald, Carpenter, Dalton, Boddicker and Minton had hits in the inning. Carpenter homered in the sixth for a 13-3 lead. Boddicker, Malloy, Cody Heifnar and Hockaday had hits in a two-run seventh as the game ended under the 10-run rule. Taylor Saucedo and Brandon Landrie each allowed a run in one inning of relief and Tyler Wilson pitched a scoreless frame. Malloy paced the offense with four hits and three RBIs. Dalton had three hits, three RBIs, three runs scored; Carpenter three hits, two RBIs, three runs scored; Boddicker two hits, one RBI, two runs scored; Minton two hits, RBI; Hockaday two hits, two RBIs, run scored; and KIene one hit, two RBIs, run scored.
The Bulldogs travel to Milligan to play on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 1:00 pm both days.