Wyatt Mathisen led West Virginia to a 7-0 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs in front of 4,512 fans at Riley Park on Thursday night.
First pitch was delayed 1:33 due to rain.
Following a hitless first inning, West Virginia (9-12) scored the first runs of the night in the top half of the second. With the bases loaded and no outs, an error by RiverDogs second baseman Francisco Rosario allowed two Power runners to score. A third run was scored when RiverDogs’ starting pitcher Daniel Camarena (0-3) balked. Later in the inning, Dilson Herrera tripled and drove in two more runs. Herrera then scored on a sacrifice fly by Josh Bell for a 6-0 lead.
Cito Culver had two base hits for Charleston (10-10) and finished the series with at least one hit in all three games.
The first game of a four-game series against the Kannapolis Intimidators is today at 7:05 p.m. at Riley Park.
RHP Cesar Vargas (1-1, 5.40 ERA) will be on the mound for Charleston facing RHP
Euclides Leyer (1-2, 4.34 ERA) for the Intimidators.