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BPC Takes On Mobile

Courtesy of BPC

Brewton-Parker College Baseball finished their series with Mobile (Ala.) on Friday Afternoon. The Barons (14-15, 6-9 SSAC) were dropped by the Rams (8-10, 7-5 SSAC) 11-6.

The Barons started on top in the first inning by taking a quick 3-0 lead. Carson Kirby led off the Barons with a single, while Brandon Lawrence and Tate Worrell loaded the bases with a walk and a hit by pitch. A ground out from Michael Son brought in Kirby and a single from Kennard Dawson as well as a double from Drew DeMasi scored Lawrence and Worrell.

After a scoreless second inning, the Rams brought the game within one with a two-run home run. Mobile tied the game in the fifth inning, with a single and a double to bring in a run. In the top of the sixth inning, the Rams picked up three singles to load the bases and a triple to right center, to help take a 6-3 lead. Mobile extended the lead by loading the bases off two “hit by pitches” and a walk. UM then scored two runs with a pair of singles, making the score 8-3.

In the bottom of the seventh, Son picked up a solo homer to cut the Barons’ deficit to 8-4. The Rams kept the pressure on the Barons in the eighth inning, scoring two more runs off a couple of hits and a sacrifice fly.

With a series of three hits, the Rams increased their lead to 11-4 at the top of the ninth. In the bottom of the ninth, Worrell hit a solo home run while Dawson scored from his own single and a double from Jacob Mantooth. The effort was not enough as the Barons fell 11-6 in game three of the series.

Brewton-Parker was behind 16-11 in hits with Kirby and Dawson getting three each. Worrell produced a hit and two runs, while Son gathered two hits and one run. Lawrence produced a run while DeMasi and Mantooth got one hit each. Bryce Morley (1-2) pitched 5.1 and gathered two strikeouts while giving up two walks seven hits and five runs. Dakota Davis, Chris Harmon, and Ryan Dopson all pitched an inning.

The Barons will be back in action on Friday, March 22, with a trip to Lawrenceville, Ga., to face No. 2 Georgia Gwinnett at 4:00 p.m.

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