Ala --- Huntingdon College’s baseball team dominated Maryville
College, 10-2, in Sunday’s victory at Posey Field. The Hawks took
the series, 2-1, after limiting the Scots to only two runs in the
final game. Boxscore
Sam Griffin (3-2) picked up his third victory after allowing two runs
on eight hits with two strikeouts. Junior Caleb Cofield came in
relief pitching three innings striking out 7-of-the-9 batters he
faced securing Huntingdon’s 18th win of the season on
Hawks’ offense had the Scots’ number recording 10 runs on 15
hits, while sophomore Caleb Astin (3-for-4) led Huntingdon with three
hits on the day. In the win, freshman Joseph Odom and sophomore Evan
Agnew each blasted home-runs against the Scots.
opened the series finale with four runs, 4-0, in the bottom of the
1st inning against the Scots on Sunday. The Hawks’
scored their first run on senior Ryan Harrison’s sacrifice fly to
right field driving in senior Stephen Bishop. Odom crushed a three
run homer, his team-high fourth of the season, over the left field
wall for Huntingdon’s four run advantage, 4-0.
the bottom of the 3rd inning, sophomore Evan Agnew
recorded his first home-run of the season including a two run blast
over the right field wall extending Huntingdon’s margin to six,
Mikee Moore’s two run home-run proved to be the Scots’ only
offensive highlight of the day cutting Huntingdon’s lead to four,
6-2, in the top of the 4th inning.
led off the bottom of the 4th inning with a double to the
left field wall before sophomore Keegan Lambeth’s fly out in right
field moved Bishop over to third base. Huntingdon picked up their
seventh run of the game, 7-2, when senior Drew Harrell singled to
left field driving in Lambeth from third base. Odom drove in his
fourth-RBI of the game on a ground out to shortstop scoring Harrell
from third base, 8-2, with two outs.
(22-9, 4-2 GSAC) loaded the bases with no outs for Huntingdon in the
bottom of the 6th inning before Agnew drew an RBI-walk,
9-2. Senior Greg Clayton’s sacrifice fly to left field with two
outs drove in sophomore Caleb Astin from third, 10-2, giving the
Hawks an eight run victory.
gave Maryville's Johnny Lingo (5-1) his first loss of the season
after allowing six runs on ten hits in 3 1/3 innings on Sunday.
Hawks (18-11, 3-3 GSAC) travel to LaGrange, Georgia for a three game
GSAC series against LaGrange College beginning on Friday, Apr. 15, at
7 p.m. Eastern.