ATLANTA – The Huntingdon baseball team took a two-run lead into the seventh inning on Sunday before fourth-ranked Emory University rallied for a 9-6 win.
Huntingdon (2-10) scored five runs in the fifth inning and one run in the sixth inning to take a 6-4 lead. But Emory (10-0) answered with four runs in the seventh inning and one run in the eighth.
Huntingdon freshman Wes Powell finished with three RBIs and a run on a 3-for-4 day. Powell's two-run single in the fifth inning brought in the Hawks' first two runs.
Carden Mellown (0-2) took the loss in 6 2/3 innings.
Huntingdon travels to sixth-ranked Birmingham-Southern on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. game.