Bryan Baseball Tops Shawnee State 5-4

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Bryan College baseball team hosted Shawnee State University this evening.  The Bears scored three runs in their first at-bat to take the early lead.  The Lions crossed the plate four times in the third inning, including a two-run homerun by Justin Morhardt and a solo homerun by Preston King.  Shawnee State tied the game in the seventh inning.  Bryan scored a run in the eighth inning and won the game by a final score of 5-4.  The baseball team is now 11-9 on the season.

Justin Morhardt led the offense again as he finished with two runs batted in, one hit, and one run scored off of his homerun.  Preston King ended the game with one RBI, one hit, and one runs scored off of his homerun.  Tyler Latham recorded one RBI and one hit.  Grant Zawadzki had a team high two hits.  Kevin Roberts tallied one hit and one run scored.  Hunter Tipton and Crandon Wallace had one hit apiece.  John Cain and Brookes Jones scored one run each.

Chad Burrows started on the mound for the Lions.  He gave up three runs and six hits in six innings of work.  LJ Rowden threw the seventh inning and gave up one run and one hit.  Kenny Knudsen pitched the final two innings and earned the win.  He gave up just two hits.

The Lions play again on Friday at home verse Point University.  The single nine-inning game is scheduled to start at 5:00pm ET.

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