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Saturday, April 19, 2008
RESULTS VS. ERSKINE (CC TOUR) (2008-04-19 16:00:00)

WILSON, N.C.—No. 7 seed Pfeiffer University upsets the second seed and 14th nationally ranked Erskine College, 5-2, in an elimination game on Saturday afternoon at historic Fleming Stadium during the 2008 Conference Carolinas Baseball Tournament. The Falcons won their fourth straight elimination game to improve to 26-28 overall. Pfeiffer will attempt to complete the long journey to the championship game when they face No. 3 seed Belmont Abbey College on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. in Fleming Stadium. Senior leadoff man Bryan Braxton (Hillsborough, N.C.) led the Falcons offensively with two hits including a two-run home run in the fifth. Braxton’s seventh blast of the season was drilled over the right-field fence. Freshman Kyle McGarity (Stanfield, N.C.) added three singles for Pfeiffer. Sophomore Chas Anthony (Pickens, S.C.) and freshman Derek King (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) drove in the two Erskine unearned runs with singles in the second and eighth innings. Pfeiffer scored two runs in both the fourth and fifth while adding one run in the seventh. Freshman starter Adam Sedberry (Monroe, N.C.) picked up the win for the Falcons allowing two runs on nine hits over 7.0 innings. Sophomore Andrew Oliver (Cornelius, N.C.) was credited with his seventh save of the season allowing just one hit in his 2.0 innings of work Both Sedberry and Oliver had three strikeouts. Oliver has been clutch for Pfeiffer in the tournament with two wins and a save in three appearances and a 0.00 ERA. Sophomore starter Huitt Scarborough (Anderson, S.C.) was tagged with his first loss of the season allowing four runs (two earned) on five hits over 5.0 innings. Erskine had 10 total hits but left 11 runners on base. Pfeiffer had eight hits.
#7 Pfeiffer vs #2 Erskine College Apr 19, 2008 at Wilson, N.C. (Fleming Stadium) Pfeiffer 5 (26-28) Erskine College 2 (40-8) Player AB R H BI Player AB R H BI --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- Braxton, Bryan 1b.......... 5 1 2 2 Hill cf.................... 4 0 1 0 Davis, Will c.............. 4 0 0 1 Garrett rf................. 5 0 2 0 Coke, Shawn cf............. 4 0 1 0 Huff lf.................... 5 1 2 0 Pou, Zack rf............... 4 1 0 0 Anthony 2b................. 5 0 1 1 McGarity, Kyle lf.......... 4 1 3 0 Fogle dh................... 3 1 1 0 Shoemaker, Eric dh......... 2 0 0 0 Schneider 1b............... 3 0 1 0 Hinson, Hayes 3b........... 3 0 1 1 Bolding 3b................. 3 0 1 0 Wyke, Hunter 2b............ 4 0 0 0 Layton c................... 4 0 0 0 Strickland, Josh ss........ 2 2 1 0 King ss.................... 3 0 1 1 Sedberry, Adam p........... 0 0 0 0 Scarborough p.............. 0 0 0 0 Oliver, Andrew p.......... 0 0 0 0 O'Quinn p................. 0 0 0 0 Pearson p................. 0 0 0 0 Maus p.................... 0 0 0 0 Totals..................... 32 5 8 4 Totals..................... 35 2 10 2 Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Pfeiffer............ 000 220 100 - 5 8 2 Erskine College..... 010 000 010 - 2 10 1 ------------------------------------------- E - Coke; Strickland; King. DP - Pfeiffer 1; Erskine 1. LOB - Pfeiffer 6; Erskine 11. 2B - Garrett. HR - Braxton. HBP - Fogle. SF - Davis; Hinson. SB - Pou; McGarity; Strickland. CS - Shoemaker; Garrett. Pfeiffer IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO NP -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sedberry, Adam W,6-3...... 7.0 9 2 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 28 31 11 5 Oliver, Andrew S,7........ 2.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 7 9 2 1 Erskine College IP H R ER BB SO WP BK HP IBB AB BF FO GO NP -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scarborough L,4-1......... 5.0 5 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 19 22 9 4 O'Quinn ................... 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 6 1 1 Pearson ................... 2.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 9 2 4 Maus ...................... 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 HBP - by Sedberry (Fogle). PB - Davis. Pitches/strikes: None. Strikeouts - Coke; Hinson; Strickland; Huff 2; Anthony 2; Fogle; Bolding. Walks - Shoemaker 2; Strickland 2; Hill; Schneider; Bolding; King. Umpires - Start: 4:30 pm Time: 2:31 Attendance: 287 Sedberry faced 2 batters in the 8th.