Ga. --- Huntingdon College's baseball team dropped two games against
Covenant College on Friday afternoon. The Hawks fell, 2-1, in the
first game before the Scots jumped on Huntingdon, 11-2, for the final
victory of the day.
In the opening
game of the afternoon, Huntingdon was held to only three hits and one
run in the, 2-1, loss to the Scots. Covenant edged out the Hawks with
two runs on five hits while striking out eight Hawk batters.
two runs in the bottom of the first inning before Huntingdon cut the
margin to 2-1 in the top of the 6th for the final score.
Freshman Joseph Odom's single to left field drove in Huntingdon's
only run in the, 2-1, loss.
Bishop, Greg Clayton and Odom all record one of the three hits
Huntingdon recorded in game one.
Junior John Rice
(2-2) pitched six innings allowing two runs on five hits while
walking three batters and striking out four in the loss. Freshman
Tate Fowler came in relief for two innings and registered one strike
down by eight runs after the Scots scored four runs each in the
bottom of the 2nd and 3rd inning. The Hawks
scored their first run of the game, 8-1, when senior Ryan Harrison
led off with a solo home-run in the top of the 4th inning.
Sophomore Keegan Lambeth's ground out to second base drove home
Huntingdon's final run of the game, 8-2, in the top of the fifth.
added three more runs in the bottom of the 6th inning
securing their second win of the afternoon over Huntingdon, 11-2.
Bishop led the
Hawks going 3-for-4 while scoring one of Huntingdon's two runs on the
afternoon. Harrison and Lambeth recorded the only two-RBI's in the
final game including Harrison's second homer of the season.
Junior Kevin Aaron
(3-2) got the start going two innings giving up six runs on six hits
for the loss. Freshman Joseph Fincher followed Aaron pitching two
innings allowing two runs on three hits with two strike outs.
Sophomore Parker Adams came in from the fifth through eighth innings
surrendering three runs on six hits striking out three batters in his
appearance. Junior Josh Knuth wrapped up the Hawks' pitching in the
9th inning only allowing one hit with two strike outs.
The Hawks (15-8,
2-0 GSAC) look to bounce back from Friday's sweep on Saturday, Mar.
26, for the final game of the three game series at 11 a.m. Central