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Diamond Eagles Defeat Lyon to Open Season

2/16/2011

The baseball Eagles opened their season with a dramatic win Tuesday, edging regional rival Lyon College 9-8. Caleb Orosz hit a two-run double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to seal the win for WBC.

Orosz ruined a rally by Lyon in the top of the ninth. The Scots, who had been down 7-3, plated five runs in the final inning to take an 8-7 lead over the Eagles.

Williams was led offensively by James Mitchell, who went 3-for-3. Tyler Trover and Caleb Dudley added two hits apiece.

Dudley, who pitched the final two innings, picked up the win.

The Eagles are back in action Wednesday afternoon, hosting a makeup doubleheader with Evangel starting at 12:30 p.m.

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