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@AStateBaseball Falls to Georgia Southern in Series Finale

May 12, 2019

Statesboro, GA. (5/12/19)– The Arkansas State baseball team scored five unanswered runs, but it wasn’t enough as the Red Wolves fell 11-6 to Georgia Southern Sunday evening at Jack Stallings Field.

Following the loss, the squad fell to 25-26overall and 11-16 in the Sun Belt conference while Georgia southern improved to 20-21 overall and 16-11 in the league.

Payton Lannon pitched three innings, out of the bullpen, where he allowed three runs on two hits with two walks and a strikeout. Lannon retired nine consecutive batters in his outing Sunday. 

Georgia Southern built an 8-1 advantage over the first two innings, but the Red Wolves rallied over the next two, scoring six unanswered runs. Kyle MacDonald ignited the A-State offense when he filed out to left field to score Alex Howard. The Red Wolves pulled within 8-3, when Justin Felix slashed a two-run double to center field bringing across Sky-Lar Culver and Drew Tipton

Back-to-back passed balls by Georgia Southern allowed Howard and Karsen Reid to come home for the Red Wolves to pull within 8-6 of the Eagles. However, the home team got two runs back in the home half of the fifth to extend its lead 10-6.

Felix finished the day two-for-five with two RBIs and two doubles while Drew Tipton finished two-for-three with an RBI, a double and a run. Culver also assisted with the offense going two-for-five with an RBI, a double and a run. 

Arkansas State will return to action Tuesday, May 14 when it hosts Ole Miss. The first pitch is set for 6:30 p.m. at Tomlinson Stadium.

For the latest on A-State baseball, including schedule changes, check and follow the team by logging onto the Arkansas State Baseball Facebook page or by following the team on Twitter (@AStateBaseball) and Instagram (arkansasstatebaseball).

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