Local Baseball: Catawba loses first of their three game series

Catawba’s Baseball team lost 3-2 to SAC rival Tusculum at Newman Park Friday night 3-2.  It was the third straight loss for the Indians the Pioneers picked off pinch runner Gary Williams at second base to end the game in the ninth.  Nick Lomascolo took the tough luck loss, pitching well with eight innings and allowing three runs on just four hits.  His record dropped to 7-2.  Zach Smith had three hits and a walk at the plate to lead the Catawba batters.  Both teams are now 25-11 overall, and 13-6 in the SAC.  The two teams play a doubleheader Saturday at Catawba’s Newman Park starting at 1:00 PM.