2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Game 15 Recap

No. 3 Westmont (Calif.) is lone unbeaten team at World Series



No. 3 Westmont (Calif.) (46-8) def. No. 4 William Carey (Miss.) (49-10), 7-3 | Box Score

  • 3 Westmont will play No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (57-5) on Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. PT/8:35 p.m. CT
  • 4 William Carey (Miss.) will play No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (36-17) on Wednesday at 3:05 p.m. PT/5:05 p.m. CT



  • After a scoreless first inning, William Carey broke open the scoring to the tune of three runs – two of which came off a triple down the right field line by RJ Stinson and Bobby Lada’s single to first base
  • Westmont climbed back into things and closed it to a 3-2 gap on Finn Snyder singling to left field and Shane Hotfstadle hitting a sacrifice fly to left
  • The Warriors fought back to a 3-3 tie when Robby Haw singled through the right side and scored Daniel Patterson
  • Three innings later, the Warriors knocked back-to-back doubles to break the stalemate before the bases got loaded by an intentional walk and a hit by pitch; This allowed the Patterson single up the middle to bring the score to 5-3
  • Westmont further built their lead in the bottom of the eighth, adding a sixth run on Ryan DeSaegher’s sacrifice fly to center, scoring Michael Soper, and a seventh on a RBI walk drawn by Snyder
  • For the game, Synder was 2-3 while Haw was 2-4; Zach Yates (W, 4-1) earned the decision in middle relief while Gabe Arteaga (Sv, 9) rounded out the final five outs for the Warriors
  • In the loss, Stinson, Lada, and Preston Ratcliffe combined for six of the Crusaders seven hits






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