Piedmont opens series with 6-0 win over baseball

Colin Corey hits a baseball

Demorest, Ga. -- The Lynchburg College baseball team fell, 6-0, Friday evening despite three hits from sophomore third baseman Colin Corey (Springfield, Va.) in the opening game of a non-conference, three-game weekend set with Piedmont.

Corey collected three of the Hornets' nine hits from the leadoff spot, but Lynchburg's offense failed to bring him around, Sophomore right-hander Hunter Campbell (Lynchburg, Va.) scattred two runs over seven innings, scattering six hits and striking out five in a losing effort.

 

THE RUNDOWN

Final: Piedmont 6, Lynchburg 0

Records: Piedmont 26-12, Lynchburg 12-19

Venue: Loudermilk Field, Piedmont College, Demorest, Ga.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Lynchburg loaded the bases on Corey's single in the top of the third inning but failed to bring any runs home, the inning ending on a fielder's choice and a lineout.

  • The Lions took the lead in the fourth on an RBI double and staved off LC threats in the fifth and sixth innings. PC added to its lead with a seventh-inning run and broke the game open with four in the eighth.

  • Campbell took the loss despite seven solid innings. Piedmont's Sam Carpenter improved to 5-1 this season in a winning effort.

 

LOOKING AHEAD

The two teams will play Game 2 of the weeknd set Saturday, April 21 at 3 p.m. at PC's Loudermilk Field.

--LC--