The Huntingdon baseball team got off to a good start on Saturday, but Mississippi College rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Hawks 6-5.
It was the third straight one-run loss to the Choctaws this weekend. Huntingdon, ranked 17th by the American Baseball Coaches Association, lost 4-3 and 8-7 (11 innings) on Friday.
Grant Brown led off the game with a solo home run as Huntingdon (16-9) batted around and took a 4-0 lead in the first inning. The lead stood until the fifth inning.
Mississippi College (13-15) took advantage of three Huntingdon errors to score five runs with two outs in the bottom of the fifth. The Choctaws went ahead 6-4 in the sixth. Huntingdon answered with one run in the seventh, but could not close the gap.
Brown and Joseph Odom each had two hits, a RBI and a run for the Hawks. Trey Smith and Keegan Lambeth each had two hits and one run.