No. 10 Webber International (Fla.) eliminates the reigning NAIA National Champions

2022 NAIA Avista-NAIA World Series – Game 10 Recap

No. 10 Webber International (Fla.) eliminates the reigning NAIA National Champions


No. 10 Webber International (Fla.) (43-21) def. No. 8 Georgia Gwinnett(46-16), 11-5 | Box Score

Webber International advances to play Tuesday at either 1:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. CST in either Game 13 or 14 (elimination) against an opponent to be determined by the games committee

Georgia Gwinnett has been eliminated from World Series play


In an elimination game, the tournaments Cinderella squared off against the 2021 World Series Champs
The Grizzlies opened up the scoring in their first trip to the plate with Austin Bates and J.D. Stubbs singling with both plated runs
Webber International wasted no time to get into the scoring action with Angel Diaz’s double to right center
A Georgia Gwinnett error, which would be a theme in the contest, allowed the Warriors to tie the game before taking the lead for good on J. Blackmore’s single to center
Three runs were good in the second inning, so WIU repeated the feat in the third
They generated the scores by taking advantage of another error, a passed ball, and a RBI double by Richard Rodriguez
With the bases loaded in the fourth, Jonathan Haab walked in a run to make it a 7-2 deficit for the Grizzlies
GGC had an easy run cross the plate themselves, when LivingstonMorris was hit by the pitch and the bags were juiced
With the scoring taking a break for a full two innings, the Warriors held a firm grasp on the game entering the final three innings
For the third time in the contest, WIU put up a three spot in the frame
Tyren Milliner got the action going as his single scored the first run before consecutive errors plated the other two tallies
Drake Dobyanski smashed a sacrifice fly to center field which was the fifth unearned run allowed by the Grizzlies
In the bottom of the eighth inning, Blaze O’Saben homered to left to cut it to a 11-5 gap
During their final trip to the plate, GGC was able to load the bases with two outs gone before the game ended on a
On the bump for the Warriors, they divided the game up into three sections with Drake Kasparek facing 19 batters, Rey Rodriguez allowing only two hits while recording nine outs, and Praxie Vigil coming in to slam the door shut
Georgia Gwinnett left no arms available in the bullpen as they trotted out five different pitchers. Rob Hamby got the start but Haab, who pitched the longest with 3.2 innings, was the most effective with six strikeouts