Top Baseball Seeds Pick Up First Round Wins in 2017 Pilot/Flying J SAC Baseball Championship

Top Baseball Seeds Pick Up First Round Wins in 2017 Pilot/Flying J SAC Baseball Championship

 

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#1 CATAWBA 11, #7 CARSON-NEWMAN 2 | CATAWA INTERVIEW | GAME HIGHLIGHTS
KODAK, Tenn. -- Catawba (36-12) opened play that 2017 Pilot/Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament with an 11-2 win over seventh-seeded Carson-Newman on Friday afternoon at Smokies Stadium.  The top-seeded and 20th-ranked Catawba Indians will next face the loser of tonight's game between Newberry and Mars Hill on Saturday at 3:45 pm.  The Eagles (26-23) will face either Tusculum or Lincoln Memorial in an elimination game on Saturday at noon. FULL STORY 

 

#2 LINCOLN MEMORIAL #5 TUSCULUM 7 | LMU INTERVIEW  | GAME HIGHLIGHTS
KODAK, Tenn. -- Second-seeded Lincoln Memorial (30-17) continued its hot-hitting ways as it knocked off fifth-seeded Tusculum (28-19) 11-7 on day one of the 2017 Pilot/Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championship at Smokies Stadium. The Railsplitters will next play Saturday at 7:30 p.m. against the winner of Friday night's matchup between third-seeded Newberry and fourth-seeded Mars Hill. FULL STORY

 

#3 NEWBERRY 7, #4 MARS HILL 6 | NEWBERRY INTERVIEW | GAME HIGHLIGHTS
KODAK, Tenn. – All season, Newberry has ranked among the top-hitting teams in the South Atlantic Conference.  But in the end Friday night, it was the Wolves' patience at the plate that delivered a 7-6 win over Mars Hill in the 2017 Pilot/Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championship. FULL STORY