Southwest Bears apply broom to Co-Lin Wolves

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, March 26, 2003

WESSON –┬áThe Southwest Community College Bears swept the Co-LinWolves Tuesday in a baseball doubleheader on Sullivan Field.Southwest took the opener 7-6 and the nightcap 10-0 in 6innings.

The Bears, coached by Larry and Butch Holmes, improved theirrecord to 12-9. Co-Lin slipped to 9-14, losing its fourthstraight.

“We didn’t pitch well and we didn’t play well on defense,” saidCo-Lin coach Keith Case. “We didn’t pick up the hits when we needthem in the first game. Our guys played hard but we made too manymistakes.”

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Southwest 7, Co-Lin 6

Southwest went ahead 6-3 in the top of the fourth inning. BrentBarrios greeted Co-Lin starting pitcher Tyler Perrett with abooming, first-pitch homer over the left field wall for a 4-3advantage. The Bears capitalized on 2 Co-Lin errors to score twicemore and lead 6-3.

In the first inning, Co-Lin erased a 1-0 Southwest lead whenshortstop Aaron Guillot slapped the first pitch from Southwest’sLucien Weber off the scoreboard for a 2-run homer.

In the second frame, Co-Lin’s Casey Ginn scored on a fieldingerror and the Wolves led 3-1.

In the third frame, Southwest gained a 3-3 deadlock. JustinChaisson produced and RBI single to center for the Bears’ secondrun and later scored himself.

Weber (5-2), a sophomore southpaw, was the winning pitcher.

Southwest 10, Co-Lin 0

Chaison homered and doubled in the nightcap. His homer was a3-run shot in the sixth.

Sophomore Kendall Poole (1-4) was the losing pitcher and wasreplaced by Lance Deville in the fourth.

“Their pitcher (Dumiller) pitched extremely well,” said Case.”His slider was extremely tight. He threw it to three parts of theplate and located it well.”

The Bears exploded for 6, fifth-inning runs, breaking open aclose game.

Co-Lin resumes play Saturday at Jones County Junior College inEllisville. The twinbill begins at 1 p.m.