Knights Pick Up Road Win, Down Maroons

Knights Pick Up Road Win, Down Maroons

SALEM, Va.— The Southern Virginia University baseball team stole a win on the road against Roanoke College Tuesday evening, earning a 3-1 victory and extending their current win streak to six games.

The Knights (8-2) recorded the first run of the game in the opening inning of the game on a Cole Critchfield groundout scoring Jordan Nase from third.

Southern Virginia added another run the following inning coming from a Jonny Soto single to left field scoring Canon Anderson to take a 2-0 lead over the Maroons (4-7).

The last run of the game for the Knights came in the top of the third on another Critchfield groundout that would bring in Nase giving Southern Virginia an early 3-0 lead.

The Maroons scored their lone run of the game in the bottom of the eighth on a sacrifice fly but the Knights defense sealed the game with the final 3-1.

The Knights' offense collected seven hits with four walks leaving 11 on base.

Southern Virginia pitched six pitchers, Jaxon Newbold picked up the win in two innings allowing a hit and recording a strikeout. Matt Roll registered his second save of the season throwing two innings and chalked up two K's.

The Knights now enter Capital Athletic Conference play Friday, Mar. 15 at 3:30 p.m. against York (Pa.).