Clarksville, Ark.-Hendrix College raced out to a 6-0 lead after two and went on to a 17-10 upset victory over #19 Ozarks on Tuesday night in Conway.
Facing a 11-1 deficit after four complete innings, the Eagles (19-6) scored five runs over the next two frames it cut it to 12-6. Hank Rogers two-run single in the sixth gave Ozarks their fifth and sixth runs of the game. Ozarks made things interesting in the top of the eighth, scoring four runs on three hits. David Smith singled in John Glenn and Logan Kizer, and Brad Broussard also knocked in a pair of runs to make it 13-10. Hendrix (12-19), however, answered with four runs in the bottom half of the inning. Hendrix out hit the Eagles 19-7.
Broussard was 2-for-5 with 3 RBI. Smith went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI.
Six different Ozarks pitchers were used in the game, with Kyle Hudson (0-2) absorbing the loss.
Ozarks will host LeTourneau University in a three-game series this weekend beginning Friday at 2:00 p.m.