2023 Avista NAIA World Series

2023 Avista NAIA World Series – Game 17 Recap

Game Info

Westmont (Calif.)


3 - 10
Southeastern (Fla.) Fire

Southeastern (FL)

Game #17

Top-seeded Southeastern (Fla.) gives Westmont (Calif.) their first loss of the tournament



No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (58-5) def. No. 3 Westmont (Calif.) (46-9), 10-3 | Box Score

  • Southeastern and Westmont will play again tomorrow, June 1st, at 6:35 p.m. PT/8:35 p.m. CT
  • The winner will face No. 9 Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) (37-17) on Thursday, June 2nd



  • Scoring was started by the Fire in the top of the second, taking a commanding 4-0 advantage
  • Three errors by the Warrior defense allowed SEU to score on a fielder’s choice by Stephen Cullen, two runs off a Jose Marcano homerun, and Nick Block blasting one to left field
  • Next time to the batter’s box, Southeastern plated a pair of runs on Chayce Bryant’s homer to left and then a double by Marcano.
  • Leading off the top of the fourth, Block launch his second home run of the game, both to left field, making it an 8-0 lead for the Fire
  • David Castillo’s double to right center field brought home two more runs and made it a 10-0 margin
  • Westmont broke through on the scoreboard in the bottom of the sixth as Robbie Haw scored on Bryce McFeely’s batted ball; Then, in the next inning, Haw singled to left field which scored Daniel Patterson
  • For a third consecutive inning, WC recorded a scored run – this time having Jack Fletcher score off a double by Parker O’Neil
  • The trio of Marcano, Bryant, and Block combined for six hits, seven RBI, and six runs scored during 11 recorded at-bats; Starter JJ Sanchez (W, 5-0) earned the victory for seven innings commanding the hill and striking out seven





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