COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Josh Lester (Columbus High) went 2-for-3 with a run scored as Missouri beat Alabama 4-3 on Friday night in Game 1 of a three-game SEC series.
J.C. Wilhite went 3-for-4 with a run scored to lead Alabama.
With the forecast calling for rain on Sunday in Missouri, the teams will play the final two games of the series on Saturday. Game 1 of the doubleheader will start at 1 p.m.