GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The baseball team earned a pair of victories over Iowa Wesleyan on Wednesday. The Panthers won game one by a 7-5 score, and then they took game two 4-1.
The Panthers took a 3-1 lead in the second inning and increased their advantage to 7-1 with a run in the fourth inning and three in the fifth.
They managed to hold on for the win after Iowa Wesleyan mounted a late comeback.
Game two was a brisk two hour game as pitcher Adam Lamb worked through Iowa Wesleyan's lineup. He only permitted one run in eight innings to improve to 3-3. Sam Alendar struck out two in the ninth inning to produce his first save.
The Panthers scored one in the second inning for a 1-0 lead and Iowa Wesleyan tied the game in the top of the sixth. The Panthers got three runs in the bottom of the sixth for a 4-1 advantage.
Greenville made the most of their hits as three of their six hits produced RBI's.
The Panthers (13-14, 8-6 SLIAC) travel to Blackburn for a game on Friday.