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    Second baseman Will Wagner hit a two-run home run and third baseman Trey McDyre added a solo home run, powering the Liberty Flames past the Bellarmine Knights 5-2, Friday afternoon at Knights Field in ASUN Conference play.

    The victory stretches Liberty's winning streak to 13, the longest active streak in the nation.

    Wagner put the Flames on top for good with his fourth home run of the season in the top of the sixth. Meanwhile, McDyre hit his first home run of the year and had two hits in the game.

    Liberty starter Trevor Delaite allowed one run on two hits over the first five innings to up his record to 3-1 on the season.

    Liberty moves to 15-5 overall and 4-0 in the ASUN Conference. Bellarmine drops to 7-12 overall and 3-4 in conference play.

    Box Score Highlights
    Records:
    Liberty (15-5, 4-0 ASUN); Bellarmine (7-12, 3-4 ASUN)
    Location: Louisville, Ky. (Knights Field)
    WP: Trevor Delaite (3-1) | LP: Deylen Miley (3-3)

    Scoring Summary
    LIBERTY – 3rd INNING – McDyre homers, 1-0
    BELL – 4th INNING – Gambert homers, Mehlbauer scores, 2-1
    LIBERTY – 6th INNING – Wagner homers, Betts scores, 3-2
    LIBERTY – 8th INNING – Anderson flies out, Betts scores, 4-2
    LIBERTY – 9th INNING – McDyre grounds into double play, Rohrer scores, 5-2

    Notable Numbers

    • Liberty outhit Bellarmine, 7-2, in the contest. Neither team committed an error.
    • Liberty left four men on base. Bellarmine left six.
    • Delaite struck out seven during the first five innings, striking out the first five batters he faced.
    • Flames relievers Nick Willard, Landon Riley and Fraser Ellard did allow a run over the final four innings. Ellard retired all three batters he faced in the ninth to record his second save.
    • Liberty catcher Gray Betts had two hits, one a double, and scored twice in the contest.
    • Bellarmine pitcher Deylen Miley takes the loss. He gave up four runs on five hits over eight innings. He struck out 10 and walked three.

    Beyond the Box Score

    • Liberty met Bellarmine on the diamond for the first time, this afternoon. The Knights joined the ASUN this past summer.
    • Liberty has won six straight road games and moves to 7-5 on the road.
    • The Flames are 14-0 this season when leading after six innings.
    • For the second game in a row, the Flames hit two home runs in a game. Liberty has now hit two or more home runs in a contest five time this season.
    • Wagner has hit a home run in each of the last two games. He belted a two-run home run in Liberty's 10-2 win over Virginia on Wednesday.
    • Wagner and McDyre each extend their reached base safely streak to 10 consecutive games. The streak is the longest by a Liberty player this season.
    • McDyre collected his third and Betts posts his eighth multi-hit of the year.
    • In nine appearances, Riley has not allowed a run.

    Up Next
    Liberty and Bellarmine will meet again at Knights Field, tomorrow. Game time is slated for 2 p.m.