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Lions win 5th straight in sweep of CBU

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Kyle Conkle pitched six strong innings and Jake Smith scored twice and drove in two runs to lead the University of North Alabama to a 7-1 win over Christian Brothers, completing a three-game sweep of the Buccaneers.

The Lions, winners of five straight, improve to 12-15 overall and 5-10 in the Gulf South Conference.

UNA got a run in the second inning, then added two in the fourth and two in the fifth for a 5-0 lead. CBU got its only run in the bottom of the fifth and the Lions added two insurance runs in the eighth.   UNA out-hit CBU 12 to seven.

Conkle (1-2) got the win for UNA, allowing just one run on five hits over six innings. Austin Carpenter pitched two scoreless innings of relief and Jacob Westerhouse pitched a scoreless ninth.

Smith went three-for-five with two runs scored and two runs batted in. Tyler Hall and Josh Carpenter added two hits each.

North Alabama hosts Selma Tuesday in a single game at Mike Lane Field.

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