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
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