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Weevils Best Reddies in Doubleheader to Claim Series Sweep

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team closed out their weekend series with Henderson State University in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Weevils came out with a 4-2 win in game one, followed by a 5-4 walk-off win in game two to complete the weekend sweep.

Game 1, 9 Innings

Arkansas-Monticello: 4, Henderson State: 2
WP: Nelson Mercado (2-3)
LP: H. Coppens (2-2)
SV: None

Scoring Recap:
The Reddies scored first in game two, belting a solo home run over the right field wall in the top of the fourth. HSU found their second run in the fifth inning on an RBI double to center field.

Kirk Woolf drove in Monticello’s first run in the sixth inning, scoring Cade Cancilla on the play.

The Boll Weevils retook the lead in the seventh, scoring the tying run on a SAC fly, followed by two bases loaded HBPs to go up 4-2.

The Reddies were unable to respond, sealing the win for UAM.

Game 2, 8 Innings

Arkansas-Monticello: 5, Henderson State: 4
WP: Jacob McDaniel (2-1)
LP: B. Brumley (0-1)
SV: none

Scoring Recap:
UAM kicked off game three in the third, scoring a run on a balk, followed by and RBI single to put the home team up 2-0.

After Henderson State grabbed a run in the fourth on a throwing error, the Boll Weevils responded with a 2 RBI double to left center from Kirk Woolf.

The Reddies crossed the plate three times in the seventh, sending the game into extra with the score tied at 4-4.

Parker Dorrance walked it off in the eighth, scoring the game-winner on an RBI single up the middle.

The weekend sweep pushes Arkansas-Monticello to a 20-17, 16-8 GAC record for the 2024 season.

Arkansas-Monticello is back in action Tuesday, Apri. 9th when they host Delta State University for a non-conference game. First pitch is set for 3:00 p.m.

All live streams and live stats will be available as clickable links on the UAM Baseball schedule.

How to follow the Weevils: For more information on Arkansas-Monticello Weevils Baseball, visit and follow the team’s social media channels by searching “Weevils Baseball” on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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