ASHLAND, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University baseball team fell, 4-2, to Randolph-Macon Thursday afternoon in the second round of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship. With the loss, the Marlins slide to 21-16 on the season and will go on to play the loser of Shenandoah and Roanoke at 11:30 a.m. on Friday.
Neither side could seem to get a run to cross the plate in the early goings, but the Yellow Jackets broke through with a single run in the fifth. One inning later, they would go up 4-0 on a couple doubles and a solo home run. The Marlins dug their heels in in the seventh though, severing the Macon lead in half. Jacob Pilarski got the frame going, leading off with a double to right field. In the next at-bat, Austin Obenour traded places with the junior as he doubled to left field. After a Jordan McDonough groundout moved Obenour to third, Brady Fallon was able to plate the second run of the frame with a single into center. The Marlins would get runners in scoring position in each of the final two innings, but were unable to to get either around.