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Marshall, Texas- February 28, 2016- The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) baseball team played four games against Wiley College over the weekend. The Lions walked away 1-3 (L 10-9, W 11-10, L 7-5, L 20-12).  SAGU is now 9-11 for the season and Wiley is 4-10.

In the Lions lone win, Brandon Ventura started on the mound for SAGU and pitched four and 2/3 innings.  Ventura had four strike-outs. Brett Carroll pitched one inning and Carson Conarty pitched one and one/third innings.

Wiley College scored one run in the first when Brian Scott Jr. scored off of SAGU’s wild throw.

The Lions were able to answer quickly and in the top of the second they scored six runs off of seven hits.  Raul Castro, Maverick Keffer, Elijah Young, Chris Wallace and Josh Terry were all able to score.  Castro and Young each hit a double in the second inning.

In the sixth inning, SAGU was able to score three more runs off of four hits.

At the end of game two, SAGU topped the Wildcats 11-10.

SAGU’s Josh Terry was two for four with three RBI’s and two runs scored.  Elijah Young was two for four with one RBI and two runs scored.

SAGU had their strongest pitching performance in game three, when Jacob Keltner was on the mound. Keltner pitched five and 2/3 innings and had four strike-outs and nine hits.

On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, SAGU will travel to Brownwood, Texas to take on Howard Payne University.  Game time is at noon.  Currently, HPU if 4-3 for the season.

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

Contact: Natalie Tristan, SAGU SID, ntristan@sagu.edu
      
 

 
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