The Bryan College baseball team hosted Milligan College Friday night. The Lions scored two runs in their first at-bat off of a two-run homerun by Kevin Roberts. In the third inning, Kevin Roberts hit a solo homerun. Both teams scored a run in the fourth inning and two in the eighth inning to get the 6-3 final score in favor of the Lions. The baseball team is now 23-16 overall and 9-7 in the AAC.
Kevin Roberts led the offense with three runs batted in, two hits, and two runs scored. Tyler Latham and Cody Rhinehart finished with one RBI and two hits apiece. Rhinehart also scored a run. Joey Underwood recorded one RBI, one hit, and one run scored. Crandon Wallace logged one hit and one run scored. Kelvin McMiller, Hunter Tipton, and Grant Zawadzki added one hit each. John Cain crossed the plate once.
LJ Rowden started on the mound for the Lions and earned the win. He gave up three runs, two earned, and three hits in seven and one-third innings of work. Rowden struck out six batters. John Cain came in with two runners on and finished the eighth inning without giving up a hit. Kenny Knudsen pitched the ninth inning and earned the save. He struck out two of the three batters that he faced.
The Lions play again tomorrow at home against Milligan College. The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 1:00pm ET.