Baseball falls 4-0 at Berry, swept in three-game series

Baseball falls 4-0 at Berry, swept in three-game series

The Oglethorpe baseball team fell to the homestanding Berry Vikings 4-0 Sunday afternoon in Mount Berry, completing a three-game sweep for the home team. The loss dropped the Petrels to 8-16 on the season overall and 4-5 in SAA play.

The Petrels managed just three hits for the game and didn't advance a runner past second base. Meanwhile, the Vikings pounded out seven hits and scored four runs to earn the victory.

The home side tallied a pair of runs in the first inning to get off to a 2-0 advantage. They added another run in the fourth then completed the scoring in the sixth with an additional run.

Freshman right-hander Jonathan Haab got the start for the Petrels and went six innings, allowing four runs on five hits and two walks. He struck out five but suffered the loss and fell to 1-4 on the season.

No Petrel collected more than one hit on the afternoon.

Oglethorpe will be back in action next Saturday and Sunday, when they host Centre in a three-game SAA set at Anderson Field. Saturday's doubleheader gets started at 2 p.m., while Sunday's single game gets started at 1 p.m.