Campbellsville University scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning
Friday night, which was the difference in the finals of the loser's bracket
of the Mid-South Conference. The 5-1 loss knocks Georgetown College out of
the postseason, as CU advances into Saturday's championship finals with Rio
got the start after helping the GC Tigers comeback Thursday
night against St. Catharine. The sophomore from Lexington went 8 and 1/3
innings, scattering nine hits and allowing three earned runs with six
strikeouts and two walks.
GC trailed 1-0 heading into the ninth when CU batted around to score four
runs on five hits and four Georgetown errors. The GC Tigers tried to rally
back in the bottom of the ninth. Tyler Fisher, who hit a three-run homerun
in Thursday's elimination game to give GC the 7-6 win, started the last at
bat with a solo homerun.
Pete Thackston, who hit two, two-run homeruns Thursday, singled. But that
along with a pair of rain delays, a lightening delay, and a pitching change
only delayed the inevitable. CU got the next three batters out to advance to