Sat, Apr. 14, 2012 - [Baseball]
HENDERSON, Tenn. - The No. 21 Freed-Hardeman Lions scored early and often on Saturday in completing a three-game series sweep of Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) College with a 16-0 win.
The Lions (31-17) scored six times in the first and third innings on the way to their fifth straight win. Robert Prieto (3) and Ben Ihde (2) each hit home runs in the first inning, Prieto's a three-run shot and Ihde's a two-run blast.
Justin Mackey and Jake Francis both delivered two-run singles in the third, while Mark Salisbury had a two-run single in the fourth.
Hunter Newby (4-5) picked up the win, allowing no runs over four innings while fanning four. Daniel Wallace, Drew Suttles and Amos Bingham each worked scoreless innings in relief.
Mackey, Prieto and Jake Todd all had two hits for the Lions, who tallied 13 as a team and drew five walks.
FHU continues its home stand on Tuesday hosting the University of North Alabama at 5:00 PM.