Bryan Baseball Opens Conference Play With 9-1 Win

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Bryan College baseball team hosted Truett-McConnell College Friday to open conference play.  The Lions jumped all over the Bears as they scored four runs in the first inning and four runs in the second inning.  Bryan added another run in the fifth inning.  Truett scored a run in the ninth inning.  The Lions won 9-1 and are now 8-9 overall and 1-0 in the AAC.

Hunter Tipton led the offense with three runs batted in, one hit, and two runs scored.  Preston King finished with three RBIs, one hit, and on run scored.  Justin Morhardt recorded two RBIs, one hit, and one run scored.  Tipton, King, and Morhardt all hit a homerun.  Kevin Roberts ended the game with one RBI and one run scored.  Cody Rhinehart had a team high three hits.  Tyler Latham and Crandon Wallace had two hits apiece.  Grant Zawadzki crossed the plate twice, while John Cain and Joey Underwood crossed the plate once.

LJ Rowden started on the mound and pitched all nine innings to earn the win.  He gave up just one run and three hits while striking out nine batters.

The Lions play again tomorrow at home against Truett-McConnell College.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 1:00pm ET.


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