ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Southeastern saw a three-run lead disappear in a 5-4 loss in extra innings before suffering an 8-1 loss in the series finale at Henderson State on Saturday afternoon.

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Southeastern saw a three-run lead disappear in a 5-4 loss in extra innings before suffering an 8-1 loss in the series finale at Henderson State on Saturday afternoon.


Chevis Springer and Cade Clay turned in two-hit performances in the first game to help the Storm (3-4, 1-2 GAC) to eight hits as a team. Ryan Salter, Springer and Clay each added an RBI.


Canyon Conley got the start and tossed 5 1/3 innings, allowing one unearned run on four hits while striking out six. Mathew Benedict came on in relief and tossed 3 1/3 innings, allowing three unearned runs on two hits with three K’s before handing the ball to Nick Johnson, who tossed the final two innings but was saddled with the loss after allowing the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th.


In the finale, HSU jumped to a 4-0 lead with two runs in the first and two more in the third.


SOSU got one back in the fourth on a Cody Coats RBI single that scored Salter, but the Reddies added three in the bottom half and another run in the bottom of the sixth to take an 8-1 lead before the game was called on account of darkness.


Burcham collected three of the six Storm hits, finishing the game 3-for-3, while Coats drove in the only SOSU run of the contest.