Wesleyan holds off Battlers, 6-4

PHILIPPI?- Wesleyan claimed a 6-4 win over Alderson-Broaddus Thursday in West Virginia Conference action.

The Bobcats (13-17) took a 5-0 lead before the Battlers rallied to cut the deficit to 5-3 in the seventh on an RBI from Bobby McLaughlin.

After Wesleyan tacked on another run, A-B loaded the bases in the eighth but was only able to score a single run.

Nick Benges earned the win for Wesleyan, while David Lechner took the loss for the Battlers.

Nick Jones had four RBIs for the Bobcats.

A-B will travel to Pitt-Johnstown on Saturday. Wesleyan will entertain Ohio Valley on the same day.