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Ferrum Drops 8-7 Baseball Game at N.C. Wesleyan

Grey Sherfey went 2-4 with two doubles.
Grey Sherfey went 2-4 with two doubles.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- North Carolina Wesleyan College scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to break a 7-7 tie, then held on for an 8-7 non-conference baseball win over visiting Ferrum College this afternoon at Bauer Field.

N.C. Wesleyan (4-3)
Ferrum (4-5)

The Panthers trailed 7-4 after five innings, then scored three runs in the sixth, one each off Grey Sherfey's double and Nathaniel Anthony and Jake Martin reaching on errors to the game at 7-7.

The Bishops pushed a run across the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning when Brandon Wheat scored off a balk

NCW: Trey Croom 2-3, double, RBI; Brad Pennington 2-4, 2 runs, RBI; Chris Sullivan (W, 1-0) 3 inn
Ferrum: Sherfey 2-4, 2 doubles, 2 runs, RBI; Brandon Roberts 2-5, double, run, RBI; Corey Peel (L, 0-1) 1 inn

"The effort and energy was good today. It's been a tough three-day stretch of games. The last two have been particularly frustrating. We haven't found a way to get over the hump in these close games. We continue to improve and look forward to our first ever ODAC games this weekend." --Head Coach Ryan Brittle

Brittle's team will host Washington and Lee University on Saturday, March 2. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference doubleheader is scheduled for a noon start at Panther Field.