The Knights lost a hard fought game to the Panthers, 8-7. The Knights held the lead until the bottom of the third when the Panthers went up 6-4. The Knights reclaimed the lead 7-6 in the top of the 6th; however, were unable to hold on as the Panther scored 2 more runs in the bottom of the 6th.
The Knights had a total of 10 hits on the game. M. Sparks 1-3; J. Brown 1-2 with a sac bunt and 2 runs scored; M. Richey 1-3 with 2 runs scored; E. Jackman 1-3 with a RBI and 1 run scored; H. Ellis 1-4 with 2 RBI; B. Timberman 2-4 with a 3-run homerun, 3 RBI, and 1 run scored; E. Carter 1-4; O. Notter 1-4; A. Thompson 1-3 with a solo homerun, 1RBI, and 1 run scored.
B. Timberman started the game; however, H. Ellis took the loss for the Knights. H. Ellis threw an excellent 3.2 innings, striking out 6 and only allowing 2 hits.
The Knights return to action tomorrow for their first conference game against Sullivan.