Hawks fall to Lynx in final game of Firehouse Classic

Taylor Fought was 3-for-5 with two RBIs in Saturday's loss to Rhodes.
Taylor Fought was 3-for-5 with two RBIs in Saturday's loss to Rhodes.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team fell to Rhodes College 6-3 on Saturday in the final game of the rain-shortened Firehouse Classic.

Huntingdon trailed 4-2 after six innings before the Lynx scored a run in the seventh inning and a run in the ninth to take a 6-2 lead. In the bottom of the ninth, the Hawks loaded the bases with no outs but were only able to score one run.

Taylor Fought was 3-for-5 with two RBIs for the Hawks and Joseph Calvert was 2-for-3. Jud Owens drove in one run and Wes Powell, Dakota Beane and Brooks Freeman each scored one run.

Blake Mayes (1-1) took the loss in five innings, striking out three, walking two and allowing four hits and three earned runs.

 

Records: Huntingdon (2-2); Rhodes (4-3)

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Belhaven on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

 

Firehouse Classic Results

Saturday

Rhodes 6, Huntingdon 3

 

Friday

Game 1: Methodist 10, Rhodes 3

Game 2: Birmingham-Southern 22, Methodist 11 (8 innings)

Game 3: Rhodes 10, Huntingdon 5