Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Washington & Lee

Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Washington & Lee


Game 1: Washington & Lee 10, Lynchburg 2

Game 2: Washington & Lee 7, Lynchburg 6 (10 innings)

Location: Lexington, Va. (Dick Smith Field)

Records: Washington & Lee (17-6), Lynchburg (13-10)

Around the Horn

Lynchburg was unable come away with a victory vs. the Generals of Washington & Lee during a Saturday doubleheader.

Game 1 Breakdown

- The Generals jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead in the first inning with four singles and a double

- Washington & Lee would add three more runs in the third inning to take a comfortable 9-0 lead

- A wild pitch in the fifth inning would put the Hornets down 10-0

- Senior Will Hylton went deep to left field to put Lynchburg within nine

- Junior Kenneth Parks would drive home junior Luke Rodgers in the eighth inning to cut the deficit to eight but it wasn't enough as Lynchburg fell 10-2

- Washington & Lee starting pitcher Tom Concklin pitched a complete game  

Game 2 Breakdown

- In the opening inning, senior Will Hylton scored on a General error to give Lynchburg a 1-0 lead

- Senior Ryan Katona would score on a wild pitch to give the Hornets a two run lead after one inning

- During the third inning, Rodgers singled up the middle of the infield to score sophomore Nathan Sharp

- Moving the runners were the Hornets in the same inning when sophomore Griffin Wild singled to right center field to score sophomore Chris Blake

- Washington and Lee would score two runs in the bottom half of the third inning to cut the Hornet lead to just two runs

- The Generals would eventually tie the game in the fourth inning when they turned a Hornet error and four hits into three runs

- With the game all tied at six after nine innings of play, the Generals hit a walk-off single up the middle of the infield to secure a 7-6 victory over Lynchburg in the the 10th inning

On Deck

The Hornets return to Fox Field this Tuesday when they play Averett in a nonconference game that is slated for a 3 p.m. first pitch.