PIPPA PASSES, KY – The Alice Lloyd College Eagles baseball team hosted the NCCAA’s 9th ranked Hiwassee College squad over the weekend. The Eagles won the first two games in the series before falling in the final.
In game 1 on Saturday, the Eagles defeated Hiwassee College 3-2. A first-inning RBI from Andrew Flynn followed by a wild pitch permitted the hosts to jump out early.
Cameron Alday took the loss for Hiwassee College. He threw six innings, surrendering three runs, four hits, striking out six, and walking one.
In game two, the two clubs traded the lead back-and-forth on Sunday, but eventually, the hosts prevailed 4-3.
HC took an early lead in the first inning before ALC battled back. The Eagles took command for good in the sixth inning on a wild pitch.
The victors had eight hits in the game. Ryne Loggins, Austyn Turner, and Isaac Stephens each collected two hits. Additionally, they were sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Ronnie Saylor had the most chances in the field with nine.
Any hopes for a three-game sweep were dashed early in a 12-4 loss to Hiwassee as they scored early and then put the game out of reach with a four-run fifth inning.
Jacob Williamson earned the win for Hiwassee College. He pitched five innings, surrendering one run, seven hits, striking out one, and walking zero.
HC collected 12 hits.