First region game of the season Panthers took on Lumpkin County Indians


The Panthers faced off against the Lumpkin County Indians in the first region game of the season.

Ean Harkins took the mound for the Panthers in his 5th appearance of the season.

The Panthers offensively got off to a quick start scoring runs in each of the first 3 innings.

Banton was the first baserunner of the evening for the Panthers as he reached on a walk. Daniel followed with an RBI double.

The Indians got off to a quick start as well with a lead off triple but couldn’t capitalize as Harkins walked the following 2 batters.

Colwell led UC with a leadoff single to begin the second. Dyer followed with a HBP. Baggett would later drive both in with a 2 RBI single.

Despite 2 walks, 2 singles, and an Error the Panthers continued to hold onto the lead after the second 3-2.

The Panthers continued the quick offensive start led by Banton with a leadoff single to being the 3rd followed by Kelley with a single as Banton was picked off at first. Colwell would later drive in Kelley with a RBI double. 

Another rough defensively ming for be Panthers would tie the game at 4 as the Panthers allowed 4 hits and 2 walks in the 3rd.

Rich came in relief for Harkins after 3. Harkins would finish with 3 IP, 4 ER, 6 BB, 1 K.

A scoreless 4th inning for both teams would leave the game tied at 4 to begin the 5th.

Everett collected an RBI as he drove in Colwell on a double.

Rich struggled during his first 2 innings as he allowed 4 walks and 3 hits as he allowed 6 runs 5 of which were earned.

UC trailed 10-5 headed into the 7th inning.

The Panthers comeback was in full effect as Banton and Daniel started the inning off with singles. Colwell and Everett would follow up with RBI singles.

The Panthers fall to the Indians 10-7 as they fall to 5-3 on the season and 0-1 in region play. The Panthers next game will be Wednesday, March 14fh as they will host the Lumpkin County Indians.

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