Baseball Scores Twenty-Three Runs to Defeat the Top Seed

June 5, 2014

The Bryan College baseball team competed against Tennessee Wesleyan College tonight in the AAC Tournament.  The Lions are the No. 5 seed in the tournament, while the Bulldogs are the No. 1 seed.  Bryan jumped all over the top seed as they scored one run in the first inning, six in the second, and four in the third inning.  Both teams scored a run in the fourth inning.  The Lions added one run in the sixth inning and five in the seventh.  The Bulldogs scored two runs in the eighth inning.  Bryan crossed the plate five more times in the eighth inning.  Tennessee Wesleyan scored three run in the final inning.  The Lions won by a final score of 23-6.  The baseball team is now 31-25 on the season.

The Lions offense was on fire tonight.  Here are the numbers:

Player AB R H RBI
Kevin Roberts CF 5 4 4 4
    Ethan Lents PH 0 1 0 0
Tyler Latham C 3 0 2 1
    John Cain PR 0 2 0 0
    Brookes Jones PR 0 1 0 0
    Garrison Price PH 0 1 0 0
Preston King RF 5 1 3 4
Grant Zawadzki SS 5 2 2 3
Cody Rhinehart 2B 4 1 2 3
Crandon Wallace LF 6 4 3 1
Justin Morhardt DH 5 2 2 1
    Hunter Tipton PH 1 1 1 0
Kelvin McMiller 1B 5 1 3 3
Joey Underwood 3B 5 2 2 1
Total: 45 23 24 21












Chad Burrows started on the mound for the Lions and earned the win.  He gave up three runs and seven hits in eight innings of work.  Hunter Tipton pitched the ninth inning.  He gave up three runs and three hits.

The Lions play again tomorrow at 7:00pm against the winner of No. 1 Tennessee Wesleyan verse No. 4 St. Andrews University, which will be played tomorrow at 1:00pm.  The tournament is being held at Hunter Wright Stadium in Kingsport, Tenn.