JACKSON, Miss. – The Huntingdon baseball team overcame six errors in the first three innings and downed the University of the Ozarks 9-6 on Friday in the Millsaps College Tournament.
Trailing 4-2 after three innings, the Hawks (3-1) scored one run in the fourth inning and took control with a five-run sixth inning. Huntingdon sent 10 batters to the plate in the sixth.
Down by a run in the sixth, Huntingdon tied the game when Cade Conville scored on a sacrifice fly by Landon Sessions. Anthony Spivey drew a bases-loaded walk to score Mason Throneberry and give the Hawks a 5-4 lead. Huntingdon extended its lead on a two-run single by Cody Shoemaker and Hunter Bower closed the inning's scoring with a RBI single.
Bower also scored the Hawks' first and last runs of the game, scoring on a Jay Jordan sacrifice fly in the second inning and a Conville sacrifice fly in the ninth inning.
Bower, Shoemaker and Patrick Kucera each had two hits for the Hawks. Bower finished 2-for-5 with a RBI and two runs, Shoemaker was 2-for-5 with two RBIs and Kucera was 2-for-4 with two runs.
Spivey finished with two RBIs and a run and Sessions had two RBIs. Throneberry scored twice and Conville and Jordan each had a RBI and a run.
Huntingdon will continue play in the Millsaps Tournament on Saturday, playing Millsaps at 4 p.m.