College Baseball: Iowa Wesleyan Splits Saturday with College of the Ozarks

KILJ — The Iowa Wesleyan baseball team split a pair of games Saturday with College of the Ozarks.

Wesleyan won game one 10-6, while falling in game two 5-4.

In game one, the Tigers scored four runs in the 1st, then added two in the 2nd and three more in the 4th.

Former Mount Pleasant standout Corbin Broeker scored three runs, had a hit and walked once in the win.

Freshman Javier Rivera earned the win.

The righty from Puerto Rico tossed four innings of one-run ball, striking out seven, working around four walks.

Joe Morrison picked up a three-inning save, allowing a hit and striking out three.

In game two, a late rally by Wesleyan fell short. Wesleyan scratched three runs home in the 6th to bring the deficit to one, but could not get any closer in the 5-4 loss.

Froymer Ortega had two hits in the losing effort.

Luis Ayesa suffered the loss for Wesleyan.

The Tigers, now 10-22, will take on Graceland tomorrow afternoon. The first game is set to start at 2:00 p.m. with game two to follow.