White Takes Game One, 9-4

Nolan Brown hit a grand slam to help lead White to victory.
Nov. 5, 2014

FORT WORTH - Nolan Brown's fifth-inning grand slam helped the White team to a 9-5 victory over the Purple squad in the first game of the Purple-White World Series.

Brown's two-out grand slam capped an eight-run fifth inning for the White squad. The White team held on for the win in eight innings. Alex Young earned the win in relief. He fanned two of the three batters he faced.

Preston Morrison got the start for the White squad and allowed four runs on three hits in four innings of work. The senior fanned seven and issued a pair of walks. Also pitching in relief of Morrison were Jared Janczak, who surrendered just two hits, walked one and fanned two in 2 1/3 innings of work. Trey Teakell fanned two in a 1-2-3 inning of work.

Tyler Alexander started for the Purple squad and gave up three runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings of work. He didn't walk a batter and struck out three. Preston Guillory took the loss after allowing four runs on two hits in 2 2/3 innings. He walked four and struck out four. Preston Templer was also touched for a pair of runs on a hit and two walks in an inning of work.

The Bill Mosiello coached White team saw a number of great offensive performances. Brown went 2-for-2 in the game with a triple and a grand slam to go along with a walk and a sacrifice bunt. He scored three runs in the game. Connor Wanhanen went 3-for-3 with one RBI, while Elliott Barzilli was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.

Game two of the Purple-White World Series is set for Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. Purple will send Brian Howard to the mound to face White's Riley Ferrell.



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