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MISHAWAKA – Bethel Baseball made a furious comeback in the eighth inning of game one to split a Saturday doubleheader with (RV) Indiana Wesleyan, winning game one 4-3 before losing game two 9-1. Mike Wathier capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning with a go-ahead two-run home run to left to push the Pilots ahead of the Wildcats.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Game 1 Score: Bethel def. Indiana Wesleyan 4-3
  • Game 2 Score: Indiana Wesleyan def. Bethel 9-1
  • Records: Bethel (6-24, 3-13) | Indiana Wesleyan (22-9, 15-1)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll:  Bethel – NR | Indiana Wesleyan – RV
  • Location: Patterson Field | Bethel University | Mishawaka, Ind.

 

GAME 1 STAT TRACKER

 

GAME 2 STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • The Pilots recorded just nine hits in the doubleheader.
  • Sam Lewandowski pitched a perfect ninth inning for his second save of the season, coaxing three straight pop-ups to end the game.
  • The Pilots handed the Wildcats their first Crossroads League loss of the season in game one.

 

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Pilots travel to Howell, Michigan to take on Cleary on Wednesday at 5:00 pm.