ALBANY, Ga.- For the third consecutive day, the Albany State baseball team could not find any offense. Shutout for the second time in three games, ASU lost to the Lee University Flames by the score of 15-0.
The Golden Rams now own an overall record of 0-4. Lee improves to 3-1.
Albany State found itself behind early and faced an early 2-0 deficit after the first inning. The Flames extended their lead in the top of the second with four runs and followed that with three runs in the third. LU added six runs in the fourth and fifth stanzas to increase its advantage.
The Golden Rams only tallied three hits for the game and committed two errors. Losing pitcher Chancellor Johnson (0-1) recorded three strikeouts in two innings. Relief pitcher Eden Payano added four strikeouts.
Cameron Scott led the Flames with three hits and two RBIs, and Jordan Howard added three hits. Peyton Meeker collected two hits and four RBIs. Rob Gustitus was the winning pitcher.
For its next contest, Albany State will travel to West Point, Ga. to face the Point University Skyhawks. The game is slated to begin at 3 p.m.
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