JOPLIN, MO- In the first round of the AMC Tournament, the 6-seeded Harris-Stowe Hornets faced off against the 3-seeded Missouri Baptist Spartans. Despite leading for the majority of the game, MBU came out on top with a 4-3 win.
HSSU got on the board in the top of the 1st inning when Colton Anderson (SO/Imperial, MO) homered over the center field fence for a 1-0 lead.
Missouri Baptist gained one of their runs back in the bottom half of the inning after General McArthur scored on an HSSU error and cut their lead to 2-1.
MBU came back two more runs in the bottom half of the 5th when McArthur and Drew Brooks both crossed home plate.
The Spartans took their first lead of the game in 6th when Wayne Roberts scored on a batted ball and made it a 4-3 game.
Harris-Stowe would not be able to connect for another run and would fall in the first round of the AMC Tournament.
The Hornets will now face 7-seeded Lindenwood University-Belleville tomorrow afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m
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