Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Conway, Ark. | Warrior Field
Game Final: Hendrix College 6, University of the Ozarks 5
University of the Ozarks: 13-14
Hendrix College: 12-21
Conway, Ark.-A two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning proved to be the difference as Hendrix College rallied to a 6-5 win over the Eagles Tuesday night. The Eagles took a 3-2 lead in the third behind three hits and two Hendrix errors. The Eagles moved ahead 4-2 in the top of the fourth on Fielder Dufrene's RBI single. Sam Swartz homered in the fifth to put the Eagles in front 5-3. But the Warriors rallied from the deficit and scored once in the seventh and twice in the eighth. The Eagles outhit Hendrix 11-8. Justin Crider, Rocky Liveoak, Patrick Clifford and Dufrene all had two hits. Starter David Beck went 5.2 innings and struck out four.
Top of 2nd Inning
Swartz flied out to cf. (1 out)
Mixon singled to left field.
Dufrene singled to left field; Mixon advanced to second.
Ebarb reached first on an error by ss; Dufrene advanced to second; Mixon advanced to third.
Crider singled to right field, RBI; Ebarb advanced to second; Dufrene advanced to third; Mixon scored, unearned.
Liveoak reached first on an error by 1b, RBI; Crider out at second ss to 2b; Ebarb advanced to third on the error, scored on the throw, unearned; Dufrene scored, unearned.
Varner grounded out to 2b. (3 out)
Top of 3rd Inning
Woolly walked; Clifford advanced to second.
Swartz popped up to 2b. (1 out)
Mixon flied out to lf. (2 out)
Dufrene singled to left field, RBI; Woolly advanced to second; Clifford scored.
Ebarb grounded out to 2b. (3 out)
Top of 5th Inning
Clifford grounded out to 3b. (1 out)
Woolly singled to shortstop.
Woolly out at second c to 2b, caught stealing. (2 out)
Swartz homered to left center, RBI.
Mixon hit by pitch.
Austin Pierce to p for Rowe Stipe.
Mixon advanced to second on a wild pitch.
Dufrene walked; Mixon advanced to third on a wild pitch.
Dufrene advanced to second on a passed ball.
Ebarb lined out to 3b. (3 out)
WP: Aaron Little 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO
LP: Jacob Barker 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO
The Eagles will host Hardin-Simmons University April 13-14 in a three-game series.