Baseball: Liberty takes series opener at North Alabama, 13-5
All nine batters in the Liberty lineup had at least one hit in the contest, as the Flames pounded out 20 in the contest. The 1-2-3 hitters in the Flames lineup – catcher Gray Betts, left fielder Aaron Anderson and second baseman Will Wagner – combined for 13 hits, eight RBI and eight runs scored.
Wagner led the hit parade with a career-high five hits and a career-high five RBI. The second baseman hit a three-run home run in the first inning, his fifth of the year.
Betts and Anderson each had four hits apiece in the contest. Betts had two doubles and scored a career-high four times. Anderson doubled, drove in three runs and scored twice.
First baseman Logan Mathieu also hit his team-leading ninth home run of the season and drove in two runs in the contest.
Flames right-hander Trevor Delaite pitched his second complete game of the season in running his record to 5-1.
Winners of six straight contests, Liberty, who leads the ASUN North Division, ups its record to 23-8 overall and 9-1 in conference play. North Alabama falls to 4-27 overall and 3-10 in the ASUN.