The Hornets scored one run in the second inning and three runs in the third inning to jump out to an early lead in game one. The Lions scored one run in the bottom of the third and then two more in the fourth. Tyler Latham hit a solo home run in the fifth to the game. With one out in their final at bat, Shane Clawson hit a double and then DeWayne Boyd hit a single down the right field line to score Clawson and get the win for Bryan.
Doug Stroup led the offense with two runs batted in and two hits. Steven Brown finished with one RBI and a game high three hits. DeWayne Boyd had two hits and one RBI, including the game-winning hit and RBI. Tyler Latham added one RBI and one hit. Shane Clawson had one hit, which allowed him to score the game-winning run.
John Cain started on the mound for Bryan and pitched the first four and one-third innings. He gave up four runs, three unearned, and eight hits. Kenny Knudsen pitched the final two and two-thirds innings and earned the win. He gave up two runs and held the Hornets scoreless.
The Lions dominated game two. They scored two runs in the first inning, including a solo home run by Shane Clawson. They added one more in the second and five more in the third, including a three-run home run by Doug Stroup. Bryan finished the game by scoring two runs in the fifth inning and two more in the sixth inning.
Doug Stroup led the offense with three runs batted in and two hits, including a three-run home run. Shane Clawson finished with three RBIs and one hit. Zach Hensley added two RBIs and one hit. Kevin Layne recorded one RBI and three hits. Justin Mock and Zach Vick had one RBI and one hit each. DeWayne Boyd tallied one RBI. Tyler Latham had two hits, and Josh Harris had one hit for the game.
Kemonte Keesee started on the mound and earned the win to improve to 5-1 on the season. He gave up only one hit while holding the #15 team scoreless in seven innings pitched.The Lions are now 31-11 overall. They play again on Saturday at Cumberland University. The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 2:00pm ET.