by Colin Vedros, KNWD Sports Broadcaster
As if the four-game series wasn’t a big enough task at hand, the Demons give off enough energy to win the last game of the series with a walk off against Incarnate Word. This turns out big for NSU rolling into Homecoming week with a tied series and a .500 record overall.
Cameron Parikh remained calm when the pressure rose; he shot a slider to the right field to secure Cam Sibley coming home for the final run in the 6-5 contest. All of the games this past weekend were four one-run games with a tied series to calculate how evenly matched both teams were.
Sibley, before the game winning hit from Parikh, gave the Demons momentum with an RBI extra-base hit; his second one of the games. He knew to focus on the sliders pitched against him when he faced the same pitcher this weekend. On the other side of the mound, Evan Daigle gets his first win of the shortened season, all thanks to Parikh and Daigle’s ability to pull through for the Demons.
Heading into homecoming weekend, NSU battles again away on Friday. Much of the same scenario; a four-game series against Southland Conference rival Sam Houston State, in Huntsville, Texas. After this, the next series will be against South Alabama at home. A hopeful Demon squad is ecstatic at the chance to take home a conference title as they did in 2018. The next few contests will determine their fight in staying a great team, but only time will determine their interest in making it past the regular season with a winning record.