MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Huntingdon baseball team opened the NCAA Division III South Regional with a 7-0 loss to fifth-ranked Birmingham-Southern on Wednesday.
The fifth-seeded Hawks (27-18) held the second-seeded Panthers (38-11) to two runs in the first five innings. But Birmingham-Southern pulled ahead with four runs in the sixth inning and ended the scoring with one run in the eighth inning.
Huntingdon will play sixth-seeded Thomas More (30-11) in an elimination game on Thursday at 10 a.m. (Central). Thomas More lost to top-seeded Emory (33-10) 6-5 in the first game of the South Regional.