The Bryan College baseball played a doubleheader at Montreat College today. The Lions lost game one 53 but bounced back to win game two 4-1. The baseball team is now 26-19 overall and 12-9 in the AAC.
In game one the Lions scored two runs in the first inning, but the Cavaliers scored three runs in the bottom of the inning. Montreat scored another run in the second inning. Bryan scored their final run in the fifth inning. The Cavaliers added an insurance run in the sixth inning.
Justin Morhardt finished with one run batted in and one hit. Ethan Lents had the teams other RBI. Cody Rhinehart tallied two hits and two runs scored. Kevin Roberts logged one hit and one run scored. Preston King, Kelvin McMiller, and Crandon Wallace added one hit apiece.
Hunter Tipton started on the mound and received the loss. He gave up three unearned runs and two hits in one inning of work. Tipton struck out two batters. Chad Burrows threw the next four innings. He gave up two runs and four hits. Burrows struck out three batters. John Cain pitched the sixth inning. He gave up two hits and struck out one batter.
In gave two, the Lions scored a run in the fourth inning. The Cavaliers tied the game in the fifth inning. Bryan scored three runs in the seventh inning to win the game.
Preston King led the offense with two RBIs, one hit, and one run scored. Grant Zawadzki finished with one RBI, two hits, and one run scored. Garrison Price recorded one RBI and one hit. Kelvin McMiller tallied two hits. Just Morhardt logged one hit and one run scored. Joey Underwood added one hit. Kevin Roberts scored one run.
Tristan Speak was the starting pitcher for the Lions. He gave up one run and five hits in five and one-third innings of work. Speak struck out four batters. Kenny Knudsen finished the final one and two-third innings. He gave up just one hit. Knudsen earned the win.
The Lions play again Wednesday at Lee University. The single nine-inning game is scheduled to start at 6:00pm ET.