Baseball Defeats Bridgewater in a Balanced Effort, 8-3

Baseball Defeats Bridgewater in a Balanced Effort, 8-3

Score: Lynchburg 8, Bridgewater 3

Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Fox Field)

Records: Lynchburg 11-7 (3-2), Bridgewater 8-9 (2-1)


Around the Horn

Lynchburg defeated Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) opponent Bridgewater 8-3 Saturday afternoon on Fox Field.

Game 1 Breakdown

- Senior Zack Englemann got the start for the Hornets, pitching 7.1 innings while only allowing two earned runs

- Bridgwater got on the board first in the first inning with a homerun to right field

- The Hornets answered in the second inning when sophomore Thomas Powell hit a sacrifice fly to right field that brought in Griffin Wild

- In the third inning, junior Dallas Jonson was beamed in the back which brought in senior Will Hylton

- The following batter sophomore Chris Blake was walked to bring in another Hornet run

- Powell drove in his second run of the game to score junior Luke Rodgers to put Lynchburg up 4-1

-The Hornets would add two more runs in the sixth inning when sophomore Nathan Sharp doubled to right field, scoring senior Ryan Katona

- Rodgers would hit a sacrifice fly to left field to score Will Harris

- Bridgewater would add one in the eighth inning to make it 6-3 in favor of Lynchburg

- Rodgers hit a double in the eighth inning to score two more Hornet runs and give himself three RBIs on the day

On Deck

The Hornets were supposed to play a double header Saturday but due to weather the second game will be played tomorrow on Fox Field against Bridgewater at 2 p.m. start.