Parsons Go 1-1 at Martin Methodist
The Snead State baseball team went 1-1 against Martin Methodist College on Sunday.
The Parsons took game one 14-2. All 14 of Snead State’s runs came in the first three innings.
A bases loaded walk by Tyler Mauzy, a hit by pitch, a passed ball and a three-run home run by Brett Burgess during the first inning and an RBI single by Zach Dugas in the second inning fueled Snead State’s early offense.
Jesse Thomas racked up four RBIs on two hits for Snead State. He homered in the third inning and singled in the fifth inning.
The Parsons added six runs in the third inning. A clutch sacrifice fly scored Cole Porter to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by Jakob Kirkwood’s single, scoring Dylan Calhoun.
The Parsons lost game two 6-5.
Trey Gibson went 2-for-4, driving in one run and scoring one run. He doubled in the second inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Snead State jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second. The rally started when Gibson doubled. A groundout by Andrew Tetrault moved Gibson from second to third base.
A one-run fifth inning helped bring Snead State closer to Martin Methodist after an RBI double by Tyler Mauzy.
After pushing across two runs in the top of the seventh inning, the Parsons lost 6-5.
The Parsons take on Shelton State at home in a conference double header that begins at noon Thursday. The Parsons are headed into the series 24-17 and 10-6 in conference play. They are currently second in the northern division. Shelton State holds the top spot and is 24-16 and 17-3 in the ACCC.
Snead State Picks Up Two Wins Against Shorter
After five lead changes in the game, Snead State finally pulled out an 11-7 win over Shorter College on April 9.
The Parsons took the lead in the sixth inning and was able to hold on for the win. The Parsons scored on an RBI single by Jesse Thomas, bringing home Caleb Mayo.
Dylan Calhoun put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for Snead State. He singled in the third and fifth innings and doubled in the first and sixth innings.
Colten Clifton pitched 1 1/3shutout innings. He struck out one, walked none and surrendered no hits.
Calhoun, Dugas, Gibson and Mauzy combined for eight hits and seven RBIs.
Colby Winguard pitched seven strong innings to carry Snead State to a 1-0 win over Shorter in game two.
Snead State Goes 1-1 Against Wallace Hanceville
The Snead State Parsons rolled over Wallace Hanceville on April 5 8-1 after a six-run rally in the fourth inning.
Calhoun racked up two RBIs on two hits for Snead State. He singled in the fourth and sixth innings.
Landon Smith picked up the win for Snead State. He pitched eight innings and allowed no earned runs, six hits and three walks while striking out one.
The Parsons lost game two 5-4.
Burgess went 2-for-2. He singled in the third and fourth innings.
Chris Kilpatrick had an impressive outing against Wallace Hanceville’s lineup. They managed just one hit off of Snead State. He allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out six during his 4 2/3 innings of work.
Three runs in the bottom of the third helped Snead State close its deficit to 5-3. A two-run double by Calhoun and an RBI single by Tyler Mauzy gave Snead State Parsons a boost. After pushing across one run in the bottom of the fourth inning, Snead closed the gap to 5-4. An RBI single by Cole Porter triggered the run.
Snead State sophomore Brett Burgess hit a three-run home run during Sunday’s 14-2 win over Martin Methodist College.