Joseph Marvin: Assistant Sports Information Director
MARYVILLE, Tenn. - The Brevard College Tornados Baseball team (4-12, 0-8 USAS) fell in the series finale of a USA South Conference road series to the Maryville College Scots (10-6, 3-4 USAS) at Scotland Yard in Maryville, Tennessee.
The Scots earned the series sweep over the Tornados after a lengthy two-hour rain delay.
Bryce Foster (1-2, 7.65 ERA) got the starting nod for the Tornados, pitching two innings before giving way to Jacob Bass, Alex Winchester, and Matthew Scavotto. Scavotto allowed no earned runs in two and two-thirds innings pitched.
Maryville was propelled by a strong offensive output coupled with a masterful outing from Damian Lusby. Lusby pitcher seven innings of five-hit, one-run ball, striking out one Tornado.
Maryville hit for two extra-base hits on the afternoon and stole two bases.
The Scots jumped out quick, holding a 5-0 lead after two innings played. The Tornados were able to get a run back on Wooten's RBI double, cutting the margin to 5-1 after three frames.
Maryville utilized a bases-clearing double in the bottom of the fifth to plate three more runs, pushing its lead to 8-1.
Maryville extended its lead as BC's bats went silent, securing the series sweep at Scotland Yard after cruising to an 11-1 triumph.
Brevard will regroup before heading to Lexington, S.C. to face Roger Williams University (Rhode Island) in a neutral site game on Wednesday, March 13 at 6 p.m. before a home series against USA South foe and nationally-ranked Huntingdon College from Friday to Sunday at Gil Coan Field. The series opener is currently slated for Friday at 3 p.m.
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