The Bryan College baseball team hosted the Crusaders of Tennessee Temple University this evening. The Lions scored one run in the first inning and one run in the second inning to take the early lead. The Crusaders scored their one run in the third inning. Bryan crossed the plate twice in the fourth inning. The offense produced their best inning in the sixth as they scored six runs, including a solo homerun by Preston King. The Lions added one run in the seventh inning to bring the game to a close with the score 11-1. The baseball team is now 18-12 on the season.
Garrison Price led the offense with two runs batted in and two hits. Tyler Latham finished with two RBIs, one hit, and two runs scored. Cody Rhinehart and Kevin Roberts tallied two RBIs, one hit, and one run scored apiece. Preston King and Grant Zawadzki recorded one RBI and two hits each. King also scored two runs. Joey Underwood and Crandon Wallace added two hits apiece. Underwood crossed the plate twice, and Wallace crossed it once. Justin Morhardt had one hit, and John Cain scored two runs.
Chad Burrows started on the mound and earned the win. He gave up one unearned run and two hits in five innings of work. Kyle Paulson pitched the final two innings. He gave up just one hit. Both pitchers struck out three batters.
The Lions play again tomorrow at Tennessee Wesleyan College. The single nine-inning game is scheduled to start at 2:00pm ET.