Baseball Team Picks Up Big Wins

4/3/2014

The Snead State baseball team moved to second place in the northern division of the Alabama Community College Conference on Sunday after an intense game three with Calhoun Community College.

Tied at 3-3 going into the top of the ninth inning with runners on second and third base, the Parsons were able to hold Calhoun to no runs during the inning and earn the victory in the bottom of the ninth.

A walk-off single from Tyler Mauzy brought home the winning run for Snead State in the 4-3 victory. Mauzy racked up two RBIs on two hits for Snead State, singling in the eighth and ninth innings.

Wes Runnells paced Snead State at the plate and homered in the seventh inning.

Landon Smith allowed no earned runs, four hits and three walks while striking out two over six innings of work. Chris Kilpatrick got the win for Snead State. He tossed two-thirds of an inning of shutout ball. He struck out one, walked none and surrendered no hits.

The Parsons also took game two of the series 8-3.

Snead State jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first. Jesse Thomas singled, and the Parsons pushed more runs across when Dugas scored on an RBI single by Thomas.

Snead State grabbed the lead in the third inning when the Parsons scored on an RBI single by Brett Burgess.

Jakob Kirkwood was solid at the plate for Snead State. He went 2-3, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the third inning and doubled in the fourth inning.

Reed Bright got the win for Snead State thanks to nine strikeouts. Bright allowed no earned runs on four hits and had four walks over seven innings.

Calhoun won the game one of the series 3-1.

The Parsons split a double header with Wallace State Hanceville on Thursday.

Despite Jesse Thomas going 3-3 at the plate, the Parsons lost game one 13-3.

The Parsons took an early first inning lead but Wallace Hanceville answered with six runs in the first on a two-run error and four singles.

Wes Runnells hit a solo home run in the top of the second inning.

Wallace Hanceville fell behind three runs in the fourth inning in game two. Wallace Hanceville scored two runs in the fifth inning on two singles. Snead State was able to stop the comeback and secure a 4-3 victory.

Chris Kilpatrick had an impressive outing against the Lions’ lineup. He held Wallace State hitless over one and two-thirds innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three.

Reed Bright got the win, allowing three runs over five and one-third innings. He struck out give, walked three and surrendered five hits.

The Parsons took the lead in the first inning, scoring one run on an RBI single by Tyler Mauzy. Snead State added two runs in the fourth inning.

The Parsons are now 20-15 on the season and 9-5 in conference play.

The Snead State baseball team will face off with Wallace Hanceville again in another conference double header on Saturday, April 5. Game one starts at noon at Snead State.

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