By Karen Allen
Rome, Ga.—Christian Brothers picked up it's first Gulf South Conference win of the season on Saturday afternoon; defeating Shorter 10-0.
The loss drops the Hawks to 12-19 on the season, and 7-6 in the GSC. Christian Brothers improves to 7-23 overall, and 1-14 in conference play.
The Bucs put four on the board in the second inning to take the lead, which would be enough as the Hawks were held scoreless. However, Christian Brothers added to their lead with one in the third, and five in the fourth for the 10-0 final score.
The Hawks had four hits on the day, and in two instances had runners reach third, but weren't able to bring them in.
Charles Kelly went 4-4 with two RBI for Christian Brothers; while Jordan Wilson, Taylor Seaman, Ryan Knott, and Tyler Burnett each recorded two hits.
Mac Cooley got the win for the Bucs; pitching 5.2 innings, allowing four hits, with two strikeouts and five walks. Stuart Charleston is charged with the loss for the Hawks; allowing seven runs on ten hits, with three strikeouts over 3.1 innings of work.
Shorter returns to action April 2, as they play host to Stillman; the game is scheduled to begin at 2:00pm.