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Hawks fall in Game 3, but take series from Greensboro

Josh Hines was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in Sunday's loss to Greensboro. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)
Josh Hines was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in Sunday's loss to Greensboro. (Photo by Wesley Lyle)

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Huntingdon baseball team lost to Greensboro College 9-5 on Sunday in the final game of a three-game USA South Athletic Conference series.

The Hawks won the first two games of the series 5-2 and 17-3.

In Sunday's loss, Huntingdon (4-11, 2-1 USA South) carried a 4-4 tie into the sixth inning. But Greensboro (9-6, 1-2 USA South) answered with two runs in the sixth and three runs in the eighth.

Josh Hines led Huntingdon with two RBIs, including an RBI double, on a 2-for-4 day and was the only Hawk with multiple hits. Garrett Breland had an RBI and a run and Hunter Long, Taylor Fought, Wes Powell and Michael Rodda each scored one run.

Reliever C.J. Sauce (1-1) took the loss.

Huntingdon hosts third-ranked Birmingham-Southern on Tuesday at 6 p.m.