Bats Come Alive As Baseball Takes Down The Knights, 10-3

Bats Come Alive As Baseball Takes Down The Knights, 10-3

Score: Lynchburg 10, Southern Virginia 3

Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Fox Field)

Records: Lynchburg (3-2), Southern Virginia (1-6)


Around the Horn

Lynchburg used a fast start in route to a 10-3 victory over Southern Virginia for the second time this season. Seven different Hornets recorded a hit and six pitchers saw action on the friendly confines of Fox Field Wednesday evening.

Game Breakdown

- Sophomore Nathan Sharp singled up the middle to drive home senior Ryan Katona in the bottom of the first inning

- Sophomore Jake Conner got the start for the Hornets as we went two innings to earn credit for the victory

- In the third inning the bats came alive again for Lynchburg with Katona driving in sophomore Thomas Powell

- Junior Matt Ward knocked in Katona off a single in the same inning to give the Hornets a 3-0 lead after three innings from Fox Field

- SVU would find its way on the scoreboard for the first time during the seventh inning to cut the Lynchburg lead to just two runs

- The Hornets answered with a seven runs in the eighth inning

- Sophomore Griffin Wild would get the  inning going when he singled to left field to drive home Will Harris

- Things got interesting when Powell reached on fielding error which advanced a runner and scored Junior Dallas Johnson

- Katona and Ward would each add their second RBIs of the game during the slugfest

- Junior Luke Rodgers hit a two-run homerun over the right field fence to cap off the inning to secure their third win of the season

On Deck

The Hornets will remain at Fox Field for a weekend double header when they play Penn-St.-Harrisburg with the first pitch slated for noon.