Kevin Layne led the offense with two runs batted in off of his two-run home run. Doug Stroup finished with one RBI and two hits. Shane Clawson, Josh Harris, and Billy Veal recorded two hits apiece. Steven Brown and Lucas Jolley added one hit each.
Kemonte Keesee started on the mound and received the loss. He gave up seven runs and six hits, pitching through the start of the fifth inning. Zach Breazeale took over in the fifth and got the first two outs, but not till after giving up four runs and one hit. Isaac Meyers closed out the fifth inning and then pitched the sixth and seventh innings, holding the Bulldogs hitless and scoreless. John Cain pitched the eighth inning, giving up one hit but no runs. The Lions were the visiting team so they did not face any batters in the ninth.The Lions are now 40-17 overall. They play again today in an elimination game against #6 Montreat College at 11:00am ET. The tournament is being played at Hunter Wright Stadium in Kingsport, Tenn.