Stillman pitching shuts down UWA baseball

Published 10:16 am Thursday, April 11, 2013

TUSCALOOSA – Five Stillman pitchers combined for 11 strikeouts and allowed only two West Alabama hits to claim a 4-0 victory on Wednesday. For West Alabama, it was the fewest hits of the season.

West Alabama now drops to 18-20 on the season, while Stillman College improves to 20-13.

Stillman’s Kevin McNorton (3-1) relieved Jake Bartnett in the top of the third and completed three innings to snag the win. He and Barnett both led Stillman on the mound with three strikeouts each. Zach Parcks (2-3) started for the Tigers on the mound, but allowed two runs and five hits to suffer the loss.

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The Stillman Tigers tallied nine hits with three batters recording multiple hits. Dustin Dunn led Stillman at the plate with one run and a 2-for-2 finish. Jack Cockrum and Joel Murphy both ended 1-for-2 for West Alabama.

West Alabama will return to Gulf South Conference action when it takes on Shorter in a three game series beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday in Rome, Ga. Game one is set for 11 a.m.