Davis powers UAPB past Alcorn State


LORMAN, Miss. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff junior Andre Davis had three hits — including a double — to power the Golden Lions to a 7-3 victory over Alcorn State Wednesday afternoon at McGowan Stadium.

One day after tallying three hits against Arkansas-Little Rock, the California native finished 3 for 5 with two runs scored and an RBI.

UAPB (18-23) had 13 hits in the nonconference game, scoring one run in the second, two in the third, one in the fourth, two in the sixth and one in the ninth.

Alcorn State (6-36) scored a run in the second, third and sixth innings. The Braves had just five hits and left nine runners on base.

Isias Alcantar had two RBIs to go along with his two hits and Jose Hernandez was 3 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI.

The Lions used five different pitchers but starter Skyler Henson picked up his first win of the season after just three innings of work. He allowed two runs (both earned) on two hits with a walk and three strikeouts.

Jesus Vasquez took the loss after allowing three runs (two earned) on one hit with three walks and one strikeout in just two innings of work.