HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University baseball team fell to Longwood by a score of 7-3 in the second game of a weekend series on Saturday at Williard Stadium. Senior Willie Medina
HPU threatened in the ninth inning after a leadoff walk by Angelis and single by senior Ryan Retz
“There was no comparison between what the two teams did on the mound today,” said head coach Craig Cozart
The Panthers fall to 15-16 on the season and 3-5 in the Big South while LU improves to 15-17 overall and 5-6 in the Conference.
Longwood starter Brandon Vick earned his third win of the season to bring his record to 3-3. The lefthander allowed three runs on ten hits while striking out three in eight innings of work.
Longwood got the scoring started in the third inning when it scored two runs. Blake Ream led off the inning with a walk and scored off a double down the right field line by Colton Konvicka. LU shortstop C.J. Roth then beat out a groundball to Medina and Konvicka scored on the play giving the Lancers a two-run advantage.
LU added three more runs in the fourth inning to extend its lead to 5-0. Alex Owens led off the inning with a single up the middle and scored on an Alex Burkett double to right centerfield just over the head of Retz. Ream then doubled, scoring both runners and came around to score off a Brandon Delk double down the left field line.
High Point managed to push two runs across in the bottom of the eighth. Redshirt-senior Sean Wilson
HPU threatened in the ninth inning after a leadoff walk by Angelis and single by Retz put two runners on base with no outs but could only score one run.
Redshirt-junior Sean Townsley
Junior John Maloney
Senior Jaime Schultz