Deacons Rout Davidson, 13-5
Feb. 28, 2017
Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeBaseball)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Wake Forest's offense stayed hot, and the Deacs received contributions from several freshmen pitchers in a 13-5 win over Davidson at David F. Couch Ballpark on Tuesday night.
The Demon Deacon (5-4) bats started the game 15-for-25 over the first four innings as Wake Forest jumped out to a 13-2 lead.
Keegan Maronpot led the way offensively, finishing 3-for-3 with his first-career grand slam, totaling five RBIs and three runs scored in the game.
On the mound, freshmen pitched the first 6.0 innings as Wake Forest broke the game open.
Colin Peluse started in his collegiate debut and allowed just two unearned runs on one hit, also striking out a pair.
Morgan McSweeney (1-1) earned the win in relief by tossing 2.1 shutout frames, striking out five.
Carter Bach allowed just one solo home run in 2.0 innings, striking out three.
After scoring their first run on an error, the Demon Deacons took a 3-0 first-inning lead on a Sheets two-run single.
Davidson (5-3) scored two in the top of the second to make it a 3-2 game, but Wake Forest scored the next 10 runs to take control.
Following five-straight one-out singles, including a two-run knock by Breazeale, Maronpot smashed his first homer of the season to bring home four and make it 13-2.
The Wildcats were led by Eric Jones, who had a pair of home runs. Josh Hudson, Dan Spear, ZJ Zabinski and Jaret LaCagnina held Wake Forest scoreless the final four innings.
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