The Bryan College baseball hosted University of the Cumberlands this Tuesday evening. The Lions struck first off of a solo homerun by Tyler Latham. The Patriots scored four runs in the second inning and one in the third to take the lead.
Bryan scored two run in the third. Cumberlands turned around and scored two in the fourth. Kelvin McMiller hit a solo homerun to give the Lions a run in the fourth. Bryan scored two more in the fifth inning. Both teams touched home plate twice in the sixth inning and once in the seventh. The Lions were down a run going into their final at-bat. Justin Morhardt hit a solo homerun to tie the game, and Kevin Roberts hit a three-run homerun to give Bryan the 13-10 win. The baseball team is now 27-23 on the season.
Kevin Roberts led the offense with three runs batted in, three hits, and two runs scored. Grant Zawadzki finished with two RBIs, three hits, and two runs scored. Justin Morhardt recorded two RBIs, two hits, and one run scored. Kelvin McMiller tallied two RBIs, one hit, and three runs scored. Tyler Latham, Cody Rhinehart, and Crandon Wallace had one RBI and one hit apiece. Latham crossed the plate twice, while Wallace crossed it once. Joey Underwood logged two hits and one run scored. Garrison Price added one hit. Brookes Jones scored one run.
Isaac Meyers started on the mound for the Lions. He gave up seven runs and seven hits in three inning of work. Brannon Shortt pitched the next two innings. He gave up two runs and two hits. Ian Andrews threw the sixth inning. He gave up just one hit. John Cain worked the mound for the next two innings. He gave up one run and two hits. Jared Breazeale got the nod for the ninth inning and did not give up a hit or a run.
The Lions play again on Friday at home verse Virginia Intermont College. The single nine-inning game is scheduled to start at 6:00pm ET.