Athletic News

April 02, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Drop Second Game of Series to Maryville, 16-7

MARYVILLE, Tenn.—The Huntingdon baseball team dropped the second game of a three-game series to Maryville College on Friday, falling 16-7 to the Scots at Scotland Yard.

In the contest, the Hawks (22-9, 1-4 GSAC) rallied to take a 7-5 lead with three runs in the top of the fifth inning, but Maryville (16-8, 3-2 GSAC) answered with 11 unanswered runs in the next two frames to provide the final margin.

Senior Shawn Bezwiechin had three hits and three runs batted in to lead the Huntingdon offense, while fellow senior Bryant Hall added three hits. Senior Chad Green also chipped in two RBIs.

Junior Ryan Harrison (1-1) took the loss for the Hawks, allowing six runs on seven hits, while striking out five in 3.0 innings of relief. Of the six pitchers used by Huntingdon, only sophomore John Rice, who struck out two of the three hitters he faced in the bottom of the eighth, did not allow a run. Junior Sam Griffin started the contest, lasting just 1 1/3 innings, while allowing four runs on five hits. As a staff, the Hawks issued 10 walks and surrendered 19 hits.

Mikee Moore led the Maryville offense with a 6-for-6 performance, as well as three runs batted in at the plate. Aaron Johnson added three hits and four RBIs, while Zach Prentice chipped in three RBIs.

Clint Helton (1-0) earned the victory in relief of Scots’ starter Mark Morales, who allowed six runs in 4.0 innings of work. Helton finished the game having tossed 2 1/3 innings, allowing just one hit and striking out one.

The series will conclude on Saturday with a single game beginning at 1 p.m.

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Tim Lutz
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
tlutz@huntingdon.edu

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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