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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
RESULTS VS. CATAWBA (2007-03-27 17:00:00)

Baseball Loses 10-6
Tuesday, 27 March 2007
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba rallied from a six-run deficit to defeat visiting 10-6 Pfeiffer in baseball action on Tuesday night. Pfeiffer stands at 18-18 on the season while Catawba improves to 24-12.

Bryan Braxton put Pfeiffer on the board with a solo homer in the first then the Falcons scored five times in the third. Ryan Brown had a RBI double and Kyle Pugh a RBI single before Zack Pou hit a three-run homer for the early 6-0 edge.

Zach Strickland held Catawba to just two hits over the first five innings, but the Indians began their rally in the sixth. Jerry Sands cut the lead in half with a three-run homer to chase Strickland then Craig Lyerly had a RBI single and Chad Baker a bases-loaded walk off reliever Tim Peele to pull within 6-5.

The Indians took the lead with another five-run frame in the seventh. David Thomas doubled with one out and Zach Evans followed with a home run for a 7-6 lead. Lee Page added some insurance with a three-run homer.

Fairweather improved to 5-2, while Peele (1-2) took the loss.

Pfeiffer travels to Tusculum Wednesday for a 3:30 pm game.

Pfeiffer at Catawba Mar 27, 2007 at Salisbury, NC (Newman Park) Pfeiffer 6 (18-18) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Ryan Harju rf............ 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Ryan Brown 2b............ 4 1 1 1 0 0 6 2 1 Bryan Braxton 1b......... 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 Hayes Hinson 3b.......... 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kyle Pugh dh............. 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 Jodie Groce lf.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Zack Pou lf/p............ 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 Justin Ridenhour ss...... 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 Emmanuel Turner c........ 3 0 1 0 1 0 6 2 1 Daniel Brown cf.......... 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 Josh Strickland p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Tim Peele p............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 35 6 9 6 2 7 24 8 4 Catawba 10 (24-12) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Chad Baker 2b............ 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 Ryan Query c............. 4 1 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 Jerry Sands rf........... 5 1 1 3 0 2 0 0 2 David Thomas cf.......... 5 1 3 0 0 1 4 0 0 Zach Evans 1b............ 3 2 2 2 1 1 10 1 0 Brian Sommer dh.......... 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Bubba Morris ss.......... 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 2 1 Lee Page lf.............. 4 1 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 Craig Lyerly 3b.......... 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 Alex Fairweather p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Brett Hatley p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Totals................... 32 10 11 10 4 6 27 10 6 Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Pfeiffer............ 105 000 000 - 6 9 2 Catawba............. 000 005 50X - 10 11 0 ------------------------------------------- E - Hinson; Ridenhour. DP - PFE 2; CAT 1. LOB - PFE 4; CAT 6. 2B - R. Brown; Hinson; Ridenhour; Thomas; Evans. HR - Braxton(6); Pou(1); Sands(14); Evans(11); Page(3). HBP - Baker 2; Query; Sommer. SB - Harju 2. CS - Thomas; Lyerly. Pfeiffer IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Josh Strickland..... 5.0 3 3 2 2 4 16 21 94 Tim Peele........... 2.0 8 7 7 2 1 13 16 59 Zack Pou............ 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 14 Catawba IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP -------------------------------------------------- Alex Fairweather.... 7.0 8 6 6 1 7 29 30 117 Brett Hatley........ 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 6 7 20 Win - Fairweather (5-2). Loss - Peele (1-2). Save - None. WP - Strickland. HBP - by Strickland (Baker); by Strickland (Query); by Strickland (Baker); by Peele (Sommer). Inherited runners/scored: None. Pitches/strikes: Strickland 94/50; Peele 59/33; Pou 14/8; Fairweather 117/75; Hatley 20/11. Umpires - Start: 5:00 pm Time: 2:33 Attendance: 254 Strickland faced 3 batters in the 6th.