Buffaloes wallop S-Wesleyan, 17-2

from staff reports

   The Milligan College baseball team won their first game under the lights at Anglin Field by defeating Southern Wesleyan (S.C.) University by the score of 17-2 Tuesday evening. With the win, Milligan improves to 23-16 in the 2004 season.
   Milligan started the game off by scoring 11 runs in the first inning. Nathan Meade started the offense for the Buffs with a single as Jacob McAllister followed that with a walk.
   Dustin Price reached first as Chris Skinner committed an error at third base and was followed by a single from David Rusaw that scored Meade and McAllister.
   Brian Miller came up and sent a pitch from John Magni over the fence for a three-run home run, and junior catcher Nathan Chandler joined the hit crew with a solo homer. Brad Hitch added a single, which ended the day for Magni.
   The Warriors went to Andy Cauble and the first batter he faced, Will Little, got a single off of him. Meade came back up and reached safely by an error by Brent Wiley at second base and Little came around to score on the play.
   McAllister in his second at bat of the inning scored Meade on his single. Price came up and delivered the third home run of the inning.
   For Milligan on the mound, freshman J.P. Penland pitched a complete seven inning contest allowing two runs; one was earned on five hits with four strike outs and four walks.
   At the plate for Milligan, the team tied a school record with five home runs in a game. The last time Milligan accomplished this feat was in the 2003 AAC Tournament against King (Tenn.). Everyone of the starters had a base hit. Dustin Price, Brian Miller, Brad Hitch, and Will Little had two hits apiece. The two hits from Price and Miller were home runs. Price scored three runs while Nathan Meade, Jacob McAllister, David Rusaw, Miller and Little each