Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State Pioneer baseball team has now extended their winning streak to eight straight games and have won nine MEC Conference games in a row as they defeated UVa-Wise on the road Friday afternoon in a double header.
The Pioneers took game one 6-3. Glenville State had seven hits in the game and committed only one error while UVa-Wise finished with eight hits and had two errors.
Zach Sanford went 1 for 3 with 3 RBI’s while Tyler Wiseman went 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s.
Senior pitcher Brock McClung picked up the victory as he pitched all seven innings allowing eight hits, three runs, and struck out five batters.
In the second game the Pioneers would start right where they left off and roll to an 8-5 victory.
Glenville State had 13 hits in the second game and only had one error.
Zach Sanford again had a great game as he went 2 for 4 with 3 RBI’s while Tucker Abruzzino and Tyler Wiseman both went 2 for 4 with an RBI.
Freshman pitcher Karl Bennington picked the win as he pitched 4.1 innings allowing eight hits, five runs, and walked only one batter.
The Pioneers will play UVa-Wise again on Saturday as they finish their four game series. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m.