PIPPA PASSES, KY- Hunter Millsap swatted two extra base hits, to spark the Alice Lloyd Eagles to a convincing 8-4 victory over the Berea College Mountaineers on Tuesday at Pippa Passes, Kentucky.
In the second inning, the hosts saw two runs cross the plate on a two-run triple by Millsap who also doubled in the fourth inning.
Two must have been ALC’s lucky number as they also scored twice in the third, fourth and seventh innings In the third, the big hit came courtesy of a two-run triple by Garret Gay.
Berea got one run back in the third on a solo home run by Evan Hackney and added two runs in the top of the sixth to slice the margin to 6-3.
The Eagles put the game on ice the bottom of the seventh as Ryne Loggins doubled to score one run That was followed by an Austin White double, which brought home Loggins.
One run in the top of the ninth helped Berea College close its deficit to 8-4 but they would get no closer.
Ryan Lavy recorded the win for the Eagles. He allowed three runs over 5 1/3 innings. Lavy struck out two, walked one and gave up five hits.
Griffen Norris was the losing pitcher for Berea College, as he allowed six runs in three innings, walked none and struck out one.