Baseball Drops Two to WV Wesleyan to Open WVIAC Play
03/09/12... (Game 1) (Game 2) Kyle Morrow (McVeytown, Pa.) homered in both games and drove in five runs, but West Virginia Wesleyan dealt the Mountain Cats 9-3 and 7-3 losses to open the 2012 WVIAC schedule Friday night in Fort Pierce, Fla. Pitt-Johnstown slipped to 6-7 overall and 0-2 in conference-play.
In the opener, the Bobcats jumped on Mountain Cat starter John Fees (Carrolltown, Pa.) for seven runs in the first three innings to earn the 9-3 victory.
Morrow homered and drove in a pair, while Zach Vignero (Johnstown, Pa.) collected two hits for Pitt-Johnstown.
Fees took the loss and fell to 1-2 after allowing seven earned runs on eight hits in three innings.
West Virginia Wesleyan completed the sweep with a 7-3 win in the nightcap.
Morrow hit his second homerun of the day and drove in three more, and Vignero went 3-for-4 to lead the Mountain Cats.
Kody Reighard (Salix, Pa.) surrendered four runs on four hits in three innings to fall to 0-2.
With the sweep, West Virginia Wesleyan improved to 6-8 overall and 2-0 in the WVIAC.
The Mountain Cats return home to host a conference doubleheader against West Virginia State University on Tuesday and a four-game non-conference series against Mercyhurst College on Saturday and Sunday. All three doubleheaders are scheduled to start at 1 p.m. at the Point Stadium.