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