2021 Avista NAIA World Series

Grizzlies Power Hitting Leads Team to Day One Victory

Game Recap

Oklahoma Wesleyan

VS

6 - 9

Georgia Gwinnett

Oklahoma Wesleyan vs Georgia Gwinnett

2021 Avista NAIA World Series – Game Two Recap

Grizzlies power hitting leads team to day one victory.

FINAL SCORE

No. 4 Georgia Gwinnett vs. No. 5 Oklahoma Wesleyan 9-6 | Box Score

Georgia Gwinnett advances to play the winner of No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) and No. 9 LSU Shreveport (La.) on Monday at 3:00 p.m. PT

Oklahoma Wesleyan will play an elimination against No. 8 Keiser (Fla.) on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. PT

GAME NOTES/HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cody Muncy gave Oklahoma Wesleyan an early 1-0 lead in the first with his 27th home run of the year.
  • Georgia Gwinnett answered in the third. Chase Evans singled to lead-off and came around to score two batters later on an Austin Bates RBI single to tie it at one.
  • In the fifth, the Grizzlies took the lead on a two-run home run by Griffin Keller, his 17th of the season.
  • Hunter Dollander retired 12 in a row from the beginning in the second inning all the way through one out in the sixth. The senior tossed 8.1 innings and earned the win to move to 11-1 on the year.
  • After it was all said and done, Georgia Gwinnett cranked three home runs in the game.
  • Down 9-1, Oklahoma Wesleyan put together a five-run bottom of the ninth in a comeback bid, but fell just short.
  • The Eagles scored five runs on five hits in the final half-inning of the game.
  • Georgia Gwinnett designated hitter Livingston Morris went 3-5 with five RBI in the contest. The junior finished the day a triple shy of the cycle.

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