MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Pitt-Johnstown baseball team completed a four-game, season-opening sweep over West Virginia Wesleyan with 3-1 and 9-4 wins on Saturday.
In the first game, the Mountain Cats (4-0) scored a pair of runs in each of the first two innings, then added an insurance run in the sixth.
Isaiah Kearns got his first start as a Mountain Cat and allowed just one run on two hits. The right-hander fanned eight batters in four frames. Bishop McCort Catholic graduate Matt Mosholder tossed the final three innings, giving up two hits and fanning four batters to earn the save. Kearns doubled and drove in one, and Wil Fetrow added a double.
In Game 2, Owen McKeever went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs, and Lennox Pugh had two hits and an RBI for Pitt-Johnstown, which led 7-0 after three innings.
Fetrow doubled and drove in three, and Colin Pasone added an RBI.
Joel Colledge picked up the win while striking out seven and surrendering two runs over four innings.