Bryan Baseball Tops Lee 6-5

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The Bryan College baseball team hosted the Flames of Lee University this evening.   The Lions scored four runs in the first inning off of a grand slam by Justin Morhardt.  Bryan added another run in the second inning.  The Flames crossed the plate twice in the third inning, and the Lions crossed the plate once in the bottom of the inning.  Lee scored two runs in the fifth inning and one in the eighth inning to make the game close.  The Lions won by a final score of 6-5.
The baseball team is now 17-12 on the season.

Justin Morhardt led the offense with four runs batted in, one hit, and one run scored.  Preston King, Tyler Latham, Cody Rhinehart, and Grant Zawadzki had two hits apiece.  Rhinehart and Zawadzki scored one run each.  Joey Underwood recorded one hit and one run scored.  John Cain and Kevin Roberts crossed the plate one time apiece.

Jared Breazeale started on the mound and earned the win.  He gave up four runs and seven hits in five innings of work.  Hunter Tipton threw for one inning.  He struck out two batters and gave up no hits.  John Cain recorded two innings of work.  He gave up one unearned run and one hit.  Kenny Knudsen pitched the ninth inning and earned the save.  He gave up just one hit.

The Lions play again tomorrow at home verse Tennessee Temple University.  The single nine-inning game is scheduled to start at 6:00pm ET.


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