BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team held fifth-ranked Birmingham-Southern to six hits, but came up short 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Birmingham-Southern (18-3-1) scored three runs on three hits in the first inning and closed the game with one run in the seventh inning and one run in the eighth.
The Hawks (14-10) finished with eight hits, but left 15 runners on base. Huntingdon left the bases loaded in the fourth inning and left two runners on in the third, fifth, seventh and eighth innings.
First baseman Will Pharis was the only Huntingdon player with multiple hits and finished 3-for-4 with three doubles.
The two teams will play again on Wednesday in Montgomery. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at Posey Field.