Chris Nettles (1-0) picked up the win for the Pioneers while Brandon Head (0-1) took the loss for the Buffs, who fall to 7-24 on the season.
Wayland jumped out to a five-run lead after the first two innings, with Todd Jeffers driving in three runs in the top of the first with his first of three home runs on the day. The Pioneers bats stayed hot throughout the afternoon, scoring five runs in the third, and three in the fifth, sixth, and seventh frames.
WT cut into the Pioneer lead in the top of the third as Kent Wright led the inning off with a double to right center and was able to score on a two-out single by shortstop Darby Walker. The Buffs scored two more runs on a fielding error in the outfield, cutting the score to 10-3.
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