DEMOREST, Ga. – Lynchburg College scored seven unanswered runs and took advantage of three Birmingham-Southern errors en route to a 7-1 win in the Piedmont College Spring Classic Friday at Loudermilk Field.
Birmingham-Southern took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Jacob Mayfield, who went 2-for-3 with a run scored, doubled and later scored on a Jeremy Hatley RBI single before the Hornets used a five-run second and then added two runs in the fifth to take a 7-1 lead.
Kyle Royalty took the loss for the Panthers, giving up seven runs, one earned, with a strikeout on the afternoon. Brandon Miller struck out seven hitters with no walks and allowed two runs on seven hits to earn the win for the Hornets.
Birmingham-Southern takes on Southern Athletic Assocation member Millsaps College on Saturday at 1 p.m.