Concord comes back against Wheeling in the MEC tournament
Mountain lions turn to cardiac cats in the seventh inning to beat the Cardinals 4-3 in the first round
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) - The Concord Mountain lions took on the Wheeling Cardinals in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) tournament. Both teams came in as the No. 2 seed from the north and south divisions in the conference.
Wheeling would fly out to a 3-0 lead and stifle Concord’s offense most of the game. However, in the seventh inning Concord would score three runs off of a MJ Hunter RBI and Kyle Keenan two-RBI single. Then in the eighth inning, D.J. Christian Jr. would come home off a wild pitch to lead 4-3. Concord would go onto win 4-3.
Concord advances in the tournament and will take on Frostburg State Bobcats at 1 p.m. Friday.
Prior to the game, four players were named to All-MEC first team:
Zack Saryeldin - Junior
Josh Adkins - Graduate Student
Chris Satcher - Junior
D.J. Christian Jr. - Junior
In addition, Andrew Neff won pitcher of the year and head coach Kevin Garrett won skipper of the year.
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