Rough sixth inning spells trouble for Hawks

Joseph Calvert was 2-for-4 with a three-run home run in Monday's loss at Millsaps.
Joseph Calvert was 2-for-4 with a three-run home run in Monday's loss at Millsaps.

JACKSON, Miss. – The Huntingdon baseball team carried a lead into the sixth inning on Monday but lost to Millsaps 11-6.

Huntingdon looked strong early, scoring five runs in the top of the first inning on a two-run single by Will Cosby and a three-run home run by Joseph Calvert. The Hawks held Millsaps to one hit and two runs in the first five innings and led 5-2 in the sixth inning.

The Majors took the lead in the bottom of the sixth with six runs on seven hits. Millsaps added a run in the seventh inning and two runs in the eighth inning.

Calvert and Cosby both finished 2-for-4. Calvert had three RBIs and a run and Cosby had two RBIs and a run. Taylor Fought was 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run. Garrett Headley, Wes Powell and Bradley Harris each scored one run.

Starting pitcher Blake Mayes (1-2) took the loss in five innings of work.

 

Records: Huntingdon (3-3); Millsaps (6-2)

Quick Fact: Monday's meeting was the third of the season for the Hawks and Majors. Millsaps is riding a six game winning streak since opening the season with a pair of losses to Huntingdon at Posey Field.

Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Elmira on Tuesday in a doubleheader at Posey Field. Game 1 is set for 3 p.m.