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Hawks fall to Rhodes on final day of Firehouse Classic

Matt Gatewood struck out seven, walked two, allowed two hits and gave up two earned runs in Sunday's loss to Rhodes. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Matt Gatewood struck out seven, walked two, allowed two hits and gave up two earned runs in Sunday's loss to Rhodes. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon baseball team fell to Rhodes College 5-1 on Sunday on the final day of the Firehouse Classic.

Huntingdon (1-4) gave up four runs in the sixth inning and one in the eighth before Will Cosby scored the Hawks' lone run on a Taylor Fought double in the ninth inning.

Starter Matt Gatewood (1-1) took the loss in 5 2/3 innings. Gatewood struck out seven, walked two, gave up two hits and allowed two earned runs.

Huntingdon returns to action on Friday and Saturday in Texas. The Hawks open the series with Southwestern on Friday at 6 p.m.

 

Firehouse Classic Schedule/Results

Friday

LaGrange 7, Rhodes 6

Southwestern 13, Oglethorpe 12

Saturday

LaGrange 8, Southwestern 4

Oglethorpe 13, Huntingdon 3

Southwestern 7, Rhodes 3

Sunday

Rhodes 5, Huntingdon 1

LaGrange 9, Oglethorpe 4