RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Lyon College baseball team lost a nail-biter to NCAA Division II Arkansas Tech, 6-5 in extra innings Tuesday evening. The Scots led 5-4 late, before the Wonder Boys tied the game in the eighth and scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Lyon is now 28-14 overall, while Arkansas Tech improves to 25-14 on the year. Despite the nonconference loss, the Scots are still in sole possession of first place in the American Midwest Conference.
ON THE MOUND
Arkansas Tech: Quentin Bowling (WP – 4-0) – 2.0 IN, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Lyon: Trenton Coles (SR/Cave City, Ark.) (LP – 4-1) – 1.1 IN, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Will Lindsey – 3-for-4, 1 2B, 1 R
Andrew Sauceda – 2-for-4, 1 RBI
Logan Reddick – 2-for-4, 1 2B, 1 R, 1 RBI
Tyler Houston (SR/Cherry Valley, Ark.) (pictured left) – 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 SB
Dylan McDearmon – 4-for-5, 1 HR, 2 R, 3 RBI
Marcus Wilson – 3-for-5, 1 2B, 2 R
Lyon grabbed an early 4-2 lead after the first three innings against Arkansas Tech. The Scots would add another run in the fourth when Reddick hit a single to center field, scoring Lindsey from second base. The Scots would lead 5-2.
Arkansas Tech then climbed back into the game by adding two runs in the sixth, before tying the game in the eighth, 5-5. The Scots built a two-out rally in the ninth, but it fell short as the game would head to extra innings after the Scots retired the Wonder Boys in the bottom of the ninth.
Arkansas Tech would score the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th to take the victory, and earn the season split with Lyon, 1-1 after Lyon had defeated Arkansas Tech at Scots Field on Feb. 8, 5-4.
WHATS AHEAD FOR THE SCOTS
Lyon continues its long road trip as they travel to No. 22 Missouri Baptist Friday and Saturday. The series with the Spartans has been tabbed the AMC Games of the Week, and will get underway with the first pitch taking place Friday at 12 p.m. in St. Louis, Mo.
|Lyon College (28-14)||0||3||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||10||0|
|Arkansas Tech University (25-14)||0||0||2||0||0||2||0||1||0||1||6||14||1|
|Russellville, Ar Tech Field|
|Lyon College||Pitching||Arkansas Tech University|
|Lyon College||Indv. Stats||Arkansas Tech University|
|3 Players||Doubles||3 Players|
|None||Triples||#3 Wilson, Marcus|
|None||Home Runs||#2 McDearmon, Dylan|