With Berry trailing 3-1 in the last inning of game-one, Mitch Terry delivered a three-run home run that gave Berry the lead in a come-from-behind victory over the Hornets. Eric Weiss and Blake Reynolds started the rally with back-to-back hits before Terry came through with the go-ahead hit.
In game two, the Berry comeback effort fell just short as the Hornets won 13-9 in a slug-fest. The Vikings trailed 9-1 heading into the seventh inning, but made it close as a Jarrett Northcutt grand slam prompted a six-run inning that made things close.
However, the Hornets countered with four runs in the bottom of the seventh the quell the Berry rally.
Berry men’s golf wins NAIA Classic
The Berry men’s golf team were wire-to-wire leaders en route to claiming the title at the NAIA Classic on Tuesday. After shooting an even-par 288 on Monday, Berry finished with a 297 in the second round to finish with a two-day total of 585.
Berry women finish third, Shorter fourth at Stonebridge Invitational
Despite rain-soaked conditions at the golf course, Birmingham Southern led wire-to-wire and won the Stonebridge Inivitational on Tuesday at Stonebridge Golf Club. The tournament hosts Berry finished in third place with a two-day total of 629. Shorter finished fourth in the nine-team tournament with a score of 649.
Berry sweeps North Georgia
The Berry women’s tennis team didn’t drop a set in a 9-0 win over North Georgia at the Richard’s Tennis Complex on Tuesday. With the win, the No. 3-ranked Lady Vikings improve to 10-2 for the season. The Berry men’s tennis team won all six singles points as it cruised to an 8-1 win over North Georgia. The Vikings move above .500 with a 5-4 record for the season.
Shorter splits with Lee
The 12th-ranked Shorter Lady Hawks split two games with the 19th-ranked Lee Lady Flames in a doubleheader. Lee won the first game 5-0, before Shorter responded with a 7-5 extra-innings win.
In the first game, the Lady Hawks (30-10, 19-3) remained scoreless as Lee (24-10, 16-4) scored two runs in the second inning for the win. They added two more insurance runs in the fourth inning, and one more in the fifth inning, as they had nine hits to the Lady Hawks’ three.
The second game went much better for Shorter. After scoring one run on a Hannah Strength RBI single in the first inning, they didn’t trail for the remainder of the competition.