York College lost to top seeded Lubbock Christian, host of this NAIA regional 15-8 on Wednesday. The Panthers play Mt. Marty today at 1pm. If they win, they’ll play Lubbock Christian again in the championship at 5pm, where they will need to beat them twice. A win today with force a second and deciding game on Friday.
York jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning, but allowed LCU to make it a 5-4 game after two. The Panthers added a run in the third to go up 6-4 and then things started slipping away. LCU answered with a five-run fourth inning. York added a run in the fifth and sixth to make it a 9-8 game, but LCU scored three in the bottom of the sixth and added three more over the final two innings.
Josh Warren went 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs and two runs scored for York. Warren is 10 for his last 17 with nine RBIs in the leadoff spot.