CLEARWATER, Fla. — Catcher Luke Deaton hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to lift Southwest Tennessee to a 7-6 win over the Baton Rouge Community College baseball team Sunday afternoon at the SPC Kickoff Tournament.
Brandon Shemwell scored two runs for the Saluqis (1-3). Justin Atkinson (1-0) was the winning pitcher.
Nick Ber led BRCC (1-3) at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a home run. Matt Willis was 2-for-2 with a run scored, and Bo Parker was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
Cody Boyd (0-1) took the loss.
Southwest Tenn.113 000 002 — 7 5 2
BRCC000 012 300 — 6 10 2
SW Tennessee: Justin Atkinson (1-0) and Mark Riddle, Luke Deaton (7). BRCC: Cody Boyd (0-1) and Taylor Stagg, Cody Davis (4), Matt Willis (7).
Leading hitters: SW Tennessee (Branden Shemwell 2 runs; Luke Deaton 1-1, 2 RBIs). BRCC (Nick Ber 3-4, HR; Matt Willis 2-2, run; Bo Parker 2-4, run, RBI.
Records: BRCC 1-3, SW Tennessee 1-3.
Next: Bossier Parish at BRCC, 1 p.m. Saturday, at Pete Goldsby Field.
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