By Chuck Tidmore
Sports Information Assistant
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's lacrosse team fell to Birmingham-Southern 9-3 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Kendrick Ballard scored the game's first goal with 9:04 left in the first. The Panthers answered back seven seconds later to tie the game 1-1.
Davis Dalton gave Huntingdon a 2-1 lead early in the second quarter before a man-up goal by Birmingham-Southern tied the game 2-2 heading into halftime.
Both teams held strong on defense through most of the third quarter before the Panthers netted three goals in 2:25 to take a 5-2 lead with 3:55 remaining.
Dalton added his second goal with 1:11 left in the third, to pull within two heading into the final quarter.
The Panthers scored four fourth quarters to take the win 9-3.
Senior goalie Fabien Gutierrez recorded nine saves and allowed nine goals.
Dalton finished with two goals and two caused turnovers. Sam Hitt finished 6-for-14 from the faceoff x.
Huntingdon travels to play Rhodes on Saturday at 1 p.m.