Saturday, March 2, 2019
Clarksville, Arkansas | Lonnie R. Qualls Field
Game Three: Concordia University Texas 6, University of the Ozarks 2
University of the Ozarks (6-9, 2-4 ASC)
Concordia University Texas (11-1, 3-0 ASC)
Concordia University Texas completed a three-game sweep against the Eagles with a 6-2 victory Saturday. The Tornados opened the game with a 4-0 lead after three innings. The Eagles got on the scoreboard in the fourth when Chase Edwards doubled in Breyden Varner. Trailing 6-1, the Eagles cut into the lead with one run in the bottom of the sixth with an Edwards solo home run. But the Eagles couldn't generate any more runs. Blake Benson suffered his first loss of the season. He went 5.1 innings, while Corey Steward went 3.2. Steward allowed just one hit in his time on the mound. Edwards went 3-for-4 at the plate.
WP: Michael Smith (W, 1-0) 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO
LP: Blake Benson (L, 2-1) 5.1 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO
Ozarks Scoring Summary:
B. Varner singled to left field.
C. Edwards doubled to center field; B. Varner scored.
C. Edwards out at third 3b to 2b. (1 out)
Z. Stanley flied out to 1b. (2 out)
R. Liveoak singled to center field.
B. Mabry walked; R. Liveoak advanced to second.
M. Smith to p for J. Davenport.
E. Aguirre walked; B. Mabry advanced to second; R. Liveoak advanced to third.
D. Ebarb reached on a fielder's choice; E. Aguirre advanced to second; B. Mabry out at third 3b unassisted.
D. Limon to p for B. Breaux.
C. Edwards homered, RBI.
Z. Stanley flied out to 3b. (1 out)
R. Liveoak grounded out to ss. (2 out)
B. Mabry walked.
E. Aguirre reached on a fielder's choice; B. Mabry out at second 2b to ss. (3 out)
Chase Edwards hit his third home run of the season.
The Eagles will travel to Conway to face Hendrix College March 5.