College baseball: Catawba beats Mount Olive

Published 2:29 am Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Catawba’s Joe Butts. Photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post.

From staff reports

SALISBURY — Luke Spiva’s two-run homer in the seventh lifted Catawba’s baseball team to a 5-3 win against sixth-ranked Mount Olive on Tuesday at Newman Park.

Joe Butts had two hits for the Indians.

Catawba (25-7) used six pitchers, with Sawyer Strickland (3-0) getting the win, and Robbie Cowie notching his sixth save.

Catawba plays Anderson on Friday at 4 p.m.

This weekend’s series with Anderson is scheduled to include the last games at Newman Park, as it currently exists.