The Rock Bridge Bruins scored five second inning runs Sunday to beat the Smith-Cotton Tigers 8-3 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader at Liberty Park Stadium.
The Tigers (6-10) cut their deficit to 5-3 with three runs in the fourth, but Rock Bridge (10-1) scored one in the fifth and two in the sixth to finish them off.
Chandler Wyatt was the winning pitcher, yielding three runs with five strikeouts in five innings.
A.J. Paul was charged with the loss, allowing five runs with two strikeouts in five innings.
Cody Kozak led the Tigers’ six-hit attack, going 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs. Ian Dotson went 2 for 3.