William Carey opens season with extra-innings win

William Carey opens season with extra-innings win

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - William Carey couldn’t escape the dramatics in its season opener on Thursday night.

The Crusaders needed extra innings to take down Missouri Baptist 7-6 and open the season 1-0.

Carey led the Spartans 5-1 in the fifth inning but relinquished its lead and found themselves trailing 6-5 headed to the eighth inning.

Senior pitcher Kyler Bayles came through with an RBI-single to score Tyler Reid and tie the game at 6-6.

WCU (1-0) hosts Ave Maria on Friday at 4 p.m.

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