Sophomore, Robert Whaley

The Buccaneers added a double header with Community College of Baltimore County Essex to their schedule.

Game 1:
Both the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers and CCBC Essex put runners aboard on Sunday, but it was the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers that were able to take advantage, pulling out a 5-3 win at Hickory.

CCBC Essex got eight hits compared with just seven for the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers, but CCBC Essex stranded six on base.

Zechariah Wiggs was hot from the plate for the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers. Wiggs went 2-3, drove in one and scored three runs. He singled in the fourth inning and homered in the sixth inning.

Robert Whaley recorded the win for the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers. He allowed three runs over seven innings. He struck out seven, walked three and surrendered eight hits.

In the bottom of the first, the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers grabbed the early lead, 1-0. A double by Blake Myers, plating Bryson Bowman started the inning off.

The game’s last lead went to the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers thanks to a fourth inning rally that saw one run cross the plate on an RBI double by Bowman.

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Game 2:
A nine-run explosion in the first inning led the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers to a 14-0 win in seven innings over CCBC Essex at Hickory on Sunday.

Blake Myers racked up four RBIs on three hits for the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the first and third innings.

Jordan Lafone recorded the win for the Catawba Valley Community College Buccaneers. He tossed three innings of shutout ball. Lafone struck out four, walked two and gave up one hit.

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