ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Lyon College baseball team narrowly fell to No. 22 Missouri Baptist Saturday afternoon, 3-1 at the Spartans Fields. The game was the final contest of a three game series as the Spartans took the sweep over the Scots this weekend.
Keegan Floyd (SR/Bartlett, Tenn.) led Lyon with three hits in the game, while Easton Moore (JR/Fort Worth, Texas) (pictured below left) added two. Moore also scored one run, while Kyle West (SO/Lewisville, Texas) added an RBI.
Lyon is now 28-17 overall and 17-7 in the American Midwest Conference, while Missouri Baptist improves to 31-11 overall and 22-5 in the conference on the season. The Spartans sit atop the conference in first place, while Lyon remains in third. Columbia is in second place and still has yet to play two more games today against William Woods. The Cougars have a 17-5 conference record.
ON THE MOUND
Missouri Baptist: Michael Syrett (WP – 5-1) – 6.0 IN, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
Lyon: Blake Jameson (FR/Keller, Texas) (pictured left) (LP – 3-1) – 6.1 IN, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 BB, 3 K
Missouri Baptist: Nick Vichio (S – 9) – 1.0 IN, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
Brandon Schlichtig – 2-for-3, 1 2B, 1 RBI
Chad Ramsey – 1-for-4, 1 RBI
Missouri Baptist scored the first three runs of the game and would take it all the way to the seventh inning.
Lyon then got on the board in the top of the inning as West knocked in Moore to cut the deficit to two. Lyon would try and build a comeback against the Spartans, but the Scots would fall in the end.
WHATS AHEAD FOR THE SCOTS
Lyon will try to get back on track when they host Columbia in a three game series starting Saturday. Saturday's contests with the Cougars also mark 'Senior Day,' as ceremonies will take place before the 12 p.m. first pitch.
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|Missouri Baptist (31-11)||1||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||3||7||0|
|St. Louis, Mo Spartan Field|
|Lyon College||Pitching||Missouri Baptist|
|Lyon College||Indv. Stats||Missouri Baptist|
|2 Players (#1,#9)||Doubles||2 Players (#2,#4)|