Late rally, pitching carry Wave on the road

Staff Writer

Key doubles by Seth Edwards and Roe Ketchum and strong pitching down the stretch helped West Point log a come-from-behind 6-4 victory over homestanding Kosciusko Saturday.

The Green Wave fell behind 3-0 after four innings but battled back with a four-run sixth to take a 5-4 lead. An insurance run in the seventh sealed the deal.

Roe Ketchum started on the mound for the Wave and Gray Berry came in with two out in the third and went the rest of the way. They combined to allow just five hits. Kosciusko left six runners on base, struck out six times and logged seven walks as the Wave staff continued to work on control issues.

On the offensive side, the Wave bats got going late, finishing with 12 hits. West Point batters recorded just three walks and struck out seven times while leaving 13 runners stranded.

Edwards went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI from his lead-off spot. Jake Chambless also had a big day at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a run scored. Sophomore Gray Berry continued his to streak, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs.Ketchum had his double, a run scored and an RBI, Davion Goree, B.R. Watson and Marquez Carter each had a hit for the Wave.