BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 3 Birmingham-Southern baseball will get a chance to defend its Southern Athletic Association tournament title after defeating Berry College 7-2 Monday evening on Striplin Field in the semifinals. As the number one seed, BSC (35-6) hosts the championship series May 6-7. Game times to be determined.
Four Panthers finished with two hits, led by David Scott (Atlanta, Ga./Woodward Academy) and Preston White (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School). Scott earned three runs and had two stolen bases. White knocked in two RBI. Tyler Wise (Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park HS) also had two RBI to go along with his two hits and a run.
Stephen Himic (Birmingham, Ala./Indian Springs HS) earned the win after going six innings and giving up zero earned runs. He is now 10-0 on the year. Easton Fuller (Fairhope, Ala./Alexandria HS) finished the game, going three scoreless innings and giving up just two hits.
The semifinal began Sunday afternoon, but was suspended for weather and completed Monday evening.
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