Junior James Boone
Feb. 19, 2005
ROCK HILL, S.C. - - After falling to No. 25 Winthrop on Thursday, Mizzou won the rematch with the Eagles, taking a 10-3 victory on Saturday at the Griffin Pontiac Challenge in Rock Hill, S.C. The Tigers, who handed Gardner-Webb its first loss of the season on Friday, gave Winthrop its first defeat in eight games this year.
For the third-straight game the Tigers fell behind early, as the first four Winthrop batters reached on singles and the Eagles put a pair of runs on the board to take a 2-0 lead.
The lead was back to two after Winthrop scored a run in the bottom of the third inning.
Mizzou would take the lead with a three-run fifth inning, highlighted by a two-run triple by junior Derek Chambers. Chambers finished the day 3-for-5 with two RBI and scored twice.
The Tigers would score three runs in the bottom of the seventh, with the big hit coming from junior James Boone, whose two-out, two-run single gave Missouri a four-run lead. Boone, who had three hits on Saturday, has had a hit in each of the first four games of the season.
Missouri would have a third three-run inning in the ninth with all three runs scoring on a three-run home run by sophomore Hunter Mense It was his first homer of the season and the second of his career. Mense was 1-for-4 with four RBI on Saturday and has also had a hit in each of the Tigers' four games this season.
The Griffin Pontiac Challenge concludes Sunday, as Missouri will take on Akron at 10 a.m. (9 a.m. CST). Erik Dessau is scheduled to make the start for Missouri. He is 1-0 on the season after recording a win in the season opener on Feb. 10 against Portland.
All of Mizzou's games are broadcast on KTGR Radio (1580 AM in Columbia) and can be heard online at www.KTGR.com with Tex Little and Luke Cassis calling the action.
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