MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Five runs in the second inning and five more in the eighth propelled the Johnson & Wales University baseball team to its third win in a row. The Wildcats defeated Lehman, 11-6, on Friday.
Johnson & Wales: 4-1
Lehman got back in the game with four runs in the second inning off JWU starter Jake Hernandez.
Johnson & Wales distanced itself with five more runs in the top of the eighth. Retsyn Ootton produced a double to score Colby Greenhalgh and Anthony Roman. Nick Lloyd followed with another two-run double that plated Ootton and Joe Maracic.
Reliever John Sapia came on in the ninth to get the final two outs with the bases loaded.
Johnson & Wales wraps up spring break with a 10 a.m. game on Saturday against Manhattanville.