The Bryan College baseball played a doubleheader at Union College Saturday. The Bulldogs scored two runs in the first inning. The Lions scored three runs in the fourth inning to take the lead. Union scored two in the bottom inning to regain the lead. They added another run in the sixth inning. The Lions scored one run in the seventh, but the Bulldogs scored three in the bottom of the inning. Bryan crossed the plate once in the eighth inning, but Union followed that with two of their own in the bottom of the inning. The Lions were able to score two in the ninth inning to close the gap but lost the game 10-7. The baseball team is now 26-23 overall and 12-12 in the AAC.
Joey Underwood led the offense with two runs batted in and two hits. Brooks Jones finished with one RBI, two hits, and two runs scored. Kevin Roberts recorded one RBI and two hits. Crandon Wallace logged one RBI, one hit, and one run scored. Justin Morhardt tallied one RBI and one run scored. Grant Zawadzki had a team high three hits and one run scored. Tyler Latham added one hit. BJ Borresen and Kelvin McMiller scored one run apiece.
Tristan Speak started on the mound and received the loss. He gave up four runs and five hits in three and one-third innings of work. Hunter Tipton pitched the next one and two-third innings. He gave up one run and three hits. John Cain threw the sixth inning. He gave up two runs and one hit. Kenny Knudsen pitched the seventh and eighth innings. He gave up three runs and four hits.
The Lions play again on Tuesday at home verse University of the Cumberlands. The single nine-inning game is scheduled to start at 6:00pm ET.