COLLEGE BASEBALL: Bears takes series from Montreat

MARION, N.C. – University of Pikeville’s scheduled series at Reinhardt University was postponed because of inclement weather.

No problem, the Bears made their way north to Montreat College and left town this week with series win, including Sunday’s 10-4 win in the nightcap of a doubleheader .

Designated hitter Anthony Houk had a big day with three hits, including a double while driving in six runs. He also scored.

Kase Mattingly doubled, singled, scored three times and drove in a pair as UPIKE moved to 2-4 on the season.

Pike Central prospect Charlie Cokley was the winning pitcher.

At Marion, N.C.

(Game 2)


UP (2-4)…..600  103  0 – 10-10-1

MC (2-5)….020  110  0 –   4-  6-0


WP – Charlie Cokley

LP – Ryan Masterson


Anthony Houk, 2b, 2-1b, 1r, 6 RBI; Kase Mattingly 2b, 1b, 3r, 2 RBI; Noah Helton 1b, 2r; Eduaro Bello 1b, 2r, UPIKE.

Montreat, N.C….8


MARION, N.C. – University of Pikeville battled its way back from a big deficit early on but came up short, falling 8-6, to Montreat in the opening game of a doubleheader played on Sunday.

Noah Helton had a big game for the Bears (1-4) with two hits, including a triple, scored twice and drove in three runs. Tyler Menrath singled twice and batted in a pair of runs. Pastor Sanchez singled and scored twice.

Chase McKinney suffered the loss.

At Marion, N.C.

(Game 1)


UP (1-4)…..000  024  0 – 6-8-2

MC (2-4)….223  001  x – 8-8-1


WP – Jared Drayton

LP – Chase McKinney

Hitting: Noah Helton 3b, 1b, 2r, 3 RBI; Tyler Menrath 2-1b, 2 RBI, Pastor Sanchez 1b, 2r, UPIKE.


Marion, N.C…..2

Marion, N.C. – University of Pikeville took advantage of Montreat mistakes in the field to earn a 3-2 victory in the opening game of a three-game series played on Saturday.

Eduardo knocked in a pair of runs as the Bears won for the first time in four games. Kase Mattingly singled and drove in one run while Demarco Miller singled and scored.

At Marion, N.C.


UP (1-3)…..000 030  0 – 3-3-1

MC (1-4)….000 002  0 – 2-4-2


WP – Peyton Dove

LP – Tyson Cosgrove

Hitting: Demarco Miller 1b, 1r; Pastor Sanchez 1r; Tyler Menrath 1r; Kase Mattingly 1b, 1 RBI; Eduardo Bell 2 RBI, UPIKE.