Sewanee upends No. 2 Panthers, 4-3, in game three of SAA series

Sewanee upends No. 2 Panthers, 4-3, in game three of SAA series

SEWANEE, Tenn.—A bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth ended the game and gave Sewanee a 4-3 win against the No. 2 Birmingham-Southern baseball team, Sunday afternoon in Sewanee, Tenn.

The Panthers fell to 18-4 overall and 7-2 in the Southern Athletic Association, while the Tigers moved to 3-22 overall and 2-7 in the SAA.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The game was a pitcher's duel through the first four-and-a-half innings before Sewanee was the first team to score in the bottom of the fifth after the lead-off batter reached on a BSC error.
  • The Panthers tied it up in the top of the sixth on an RBI double from junior Sam Roberts.
  • The Tigers added two more runs in the bottom of the sixth on a sac-fly and RBI single, pulling ahead 3-1.
  • BSC tied it up again in the top of the seventh, with two runs scoring on a single by junior David Scott.
  • With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Derek Hullings drew a walk for the game-ending run, giving Sewanee the 4-3 win.

NOTABLE

  • Scott led BSC at the plate, going 3-of-4 with two RBI.
  • Senior Wilson Jamison (0-1) took the loss on the mound, throwing the final 2.2 innings and giving up two hits with two strikeouts.
  • Senior Kyle Royalty started and went six innings, allowing five hits and two earned runs with six strikeouts.

UP NEXT

  • The Panthers face in-state rival Huntingdon this Tuesday, March 22, at 6 p.m. in Montgomery, Ala.