DURANT - Fielding miscues, shaky pitching and dead bats doomed the Durant Lions to a 15-3 loss to the Pryor Tigers on Saturday afternoon at the Multi-Sports Complex.
Pryor dominated at the plate as they recorded 21 hits, in contrast to Lions 6 hits.
Brandon Maynard took the mound for the Lions. Maynard struggled in his 3.5 innings of work as he finished with three strike-outs.
The Tigers wasted little time as they jumped out to 2-0 lead in the first inning. Then the Lions were gifted a run in the bottom half of the inning with confusion in Pryors infield. Lions trailed 2-1.
The Lions bats went silent for awhile as the Tiger bats begun to roar and out-scored Durant 13-2 in the next six innings.
In the second inning Pryor scored two runs; third inning Pryor scored two runs; forth inning Pryor scored two runs; fifth inning the Tigers scored three runs; Pryor scored one run in the sixth inning and they closed out the run affair with three runs scored in the seventh inning.
Durant did manage to score two runs when Brandon Robison smashed a RBI double in the bottom half if the fifth inning that kept Lions from being run-ruled.
The Lions look for sweet revenge as the hit road to play in a re-match against Pryor on April 8th at 4:30 p.m.