Buffs advance with 12-1 win

from staff reports

   Cutting loose for 10 second-inning runs, Milligan opened postseason play by blasting Union College 12-1 on Day 2 of the Blue Lizard Australian Suncream AAC Baseball Championship on Tuesday at Anglin Field.
   David Rusaw and Brad Hitch turned in strong offensive performances for the Buffaloes, with both players batting 3-for-4. Rusaw totaled three RBIs and Hitch two RBIs.
   Matt Simmons picked up the win on the hill.
   The Buffs will be in action at 9 a.m. today at Cardinal Park in Johnson City.
   King 14
   Tennessee Wesleyan 7
   With Patrick Mcklveen, Andrew Belcher and Vince Bush collecting three hits apiece, King upset the top-seeded Bulldogs at Cardinal Park.
   Mcklveen picked up a double, a triple and four RBIs while Belcher doubled and scored three runs. Bush added a pair of RBIs, and Tito Rodriguez pitched five innings for the victory.
   Josh Howard homered in a 2-for-5 showing for Wesleyan.
   Brevard 15
   Montreat 5
   Chris Hicks drove in four runs and Ray Gill drove in three in leading Brevard past Montreat in a seven-inning game at Cardinal Park.
   Hicks was 2-for-3 with a run while Gill batted 2-for-5 with a double.
   Montreat's Scott LeFler went 2-for-2, including a home run, and scored twice. Mitch Williams added a 2-for-4 effort with a pair of runs.
   Brevard scored 11 runs in the second inning to break up a 3-3 tie. Joey Cress went the distance for the win.