Brevard Hosts Maryville in Weekend Series

Brevard Hosts Maryville in Weekend Series

BREVARD, N.C.- Brevard will look to get back on the right track against Maryville at Gil Coan Field in a three-game series this weekend, with the first game set to begin at noon on Saturday.

Brevard (2-8) was swept at home in its last outing, suffering two setbacks on Tuesday afternoon against N.C. Wesleyan. The Tornados fell to the Bishops in the first game 14-5, and lost in extra innings in the next game, 6-1. 

In the last five games, seven different Tornados have recorded at least one RBI, with freshman Mikey Mejias leading the way with three RBI during that span. Mikey Mejias also recorded the team's first home run of the season in the second game of the doubleheader against Huntingdon on Feb. 24.

On the mound for Brevard, senior right hander Drake Black continues to lead the team in innings pitched (30.2), strikeouts (30) and has the lowest ERA (5.28) of all the Tornado pitchers that have thrown at least six innings this season.

Maryville (10-2) heads into the weekend winners of three of their last five games, with their most recent outing resulting in a 4-3 walk-off win over Spalding on Feb. 27. On the season, the Scots have six players with at least 12 hits, led by senior Patrick Messinger, who is first on the team in hits (15) and batting average (.405).

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