Southern falls to Alabama St., Grambling in Andre Dawson Classic

Southern falls to Alabama St., Grambling in Andre Dawson Classic
(Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The Southern baseball team suffered its first losses of the season Sunday, Feb. 16, falling to Alabama State and Grambling in the Andre Dawson Classic.

The Jags (2-1) went down 5-2 to the Hornets (3-0) in 10 innings.

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After falling behind 2-0 in the first two innings, the Jags got on the board in the fourth. Bottom of the fourth inning Hampton Hudson picked up the Jags first run of the day. They then scored again in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Mykel Page took the loss for Southern.

Southern then dropped a close one to Grambling in the final game of the Andre Dawson Classic.

The Jags (2-2) fell 7-5 to the Tigers (3-0).

“We just have to do a better job of coaching them,” said head coach Kerrick Jackson. “We made a lot of mistakes in two games and we gave two games away. In the second game, we had four freshmen on the field. But this team will be much better this season.”

Austin Haensel picked up the loss for Southern.

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