Wonder Boys Pick Up Consecutive Wins

Wonder Boys Baseball

Arkansas Tech University will continue Great American Conference baseball play March 6-7 with the momentum of back-to-back victories on its side.

The Wonder Boys (7-11 overall, 4-5 GAC) dropped the first two games of a league series at Southeastern Oklahoma State 6-1 and 10-9 on Feb. 28-29, but they bounced back to clobber the Savage Storm 14-2 in the series finale on Saturday afternoon.

Garrett Kochakian went 3-for-5 with two home runs and five runs batted in to lead Arkansas Tech to victory. ATU starting pitcher Hayes Cox (2-3) limited Southeastern to two runs on five hits over five innings.

The Wonder Boys returned to Carl Baswell Field in Russellville on Tuesday and topped Henderson State University 8-1 in a non-conference game.

Evan Hafley drove in five runs against the Reddies. He was 3-for-4. Matt Robbins added two RBIs.

Shelby Quiggins (2-2) pitched the first six innings for Arkansas Tech. He was charged with one run on four hits while striking out nine.

The Wonder Boys will host East Central University at 6 p.m. Friday, March 6, and 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Carl Baswell Field.

Admission will be free. Live coverage will be provided by www.arkansastechsports.com.