The Bryan College baseball team defeated Tennessee Wesleyan 3-2 and lost game two 4-3 on Saturday.
In game one, the Lions scored a run in their first at-bat. They added another run in the third inning. Bryan added another run in the fifth off of a solo homerun by Tyler Latham. The Bulldogs scored two runs in the seventh inning to make the game interesting, but the Lions were able to hold on for the win.
Tyler Latham and Grant Zawadzki led the offense with one run batted in, two hits, and one run scored apiece. Hunter Tipton finished with one RBI and one hit. Kevin Roberts tallied two hits and one run scored. Justin Morhardt added one hit.
Hunter Tipton started on the mound and earned the win. He gave up two runs and four hits in six and one-third innings of work. Kenny Knudsen came in and closed out the seventh to earn the save. He gave up two hits.
In game two, both teams crossed the plate twice in the first inning. The Bulldogs scored a run in the second inning to take the lead. The Lions tied the game in the seventh inning, but gave up a run in the bottom of the inning to lose by a run.
Grant Zawadzki led the offense with three RBIs and one hit. Tyler Latham recorded two hits and one run scored. Cody Rhinehart and Kevin Roberts finished with one hit and one run scored apiece. Preston King, Joey Underwood, and Crandon Wallace added one hit each.
Tristan Speak pitched the entire game for the Lions and received the loss. He gave up four runs and eight hits.
The Lions play again Tuesday at home against Emmanuel College. The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 3:00pm ET.
Bryan is now 20-13 overall and 8-4 in the AAC.
The Bryan College softball team lost to Georgia Gwinnett College in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Lions lost game one 7-3 and game two 7-4. Bryan is now 14-15 on the season.
In game one, the Grizzlies scored four runs in their first at-bat. They added two more runs in the second. The Lions were able to get two runs back in the fourth inning and one in the fifth. Georgia Gwinnett scored one run in the seventh to get the 7-3 final score.
Becca Zimmerman led the offense with one run batted in and two hits. Katie Vaughn finished with one RBI, one hit, and one run scored. Katelyn Bowen recorded one RBI and one hit. Heidi Daniel tallied two hits. Mariam Wood added one hit and one run score. Olivia Gore and Rebecca James finished with one hit each. Alexis Meadors scored one run.
Shanna Chappell started in the circle and received the loss. She gave up four runs and two hits in two-thirds an inning of work. Kaitie Sims closed out the first inning and pitched through the fifth. She gave up two runs and four hits. Sarah Hundley pitched the final two innings. She gave up one run and one hit.
In game two, the Grizzlies scored two runs in the first inning. They added three runs in the third inning. The Lions scored their first run in the third. Both teams crossed the plate once in the fourth inning. Bryan scored two runs in the sixth to conclude the scoring.
Heidi Daniel led the offense with two runs batted in, four hits, and one run scored. Olivia Gore finished with one RBI, two hits, and one run scored. Heather Daniel recorded one RBI and one hit. Rebecca James and Mariam Wood tallied one hit and one run scored apiece. Katelyn Bowen, Taylor Yates, and Becca Zimmerman added one hit each.
Katie Burnett was the starting pitcher and received the loss. She gave up five runs and nine hits in four innings of work. Kaitie Sims threw the next two innings. She gave up one run and three hits. Sarah Hundley pitched the seventh inning. She did not give up a run or a hit.
The Lions play again on Wednesday at Union College. The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. ET.