Football

Columbus Lions defeat Central Florida 90-42

The Columbus Lions improved to 2-0 with a 90-42 victory over Central Florida at Lakeland, Fla., on Saturday night.

Michael Reeve had five touchdown catches to lead the Lions.

The Lions will have a bye week before returning to host the Atlanta Vultures on April 9 at 7 p.m.

Arkansas defeats Auburn 3-1

Arkansas scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat Auburn 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at Fayetteville, Ark.

The win gave the Razorbacks a sweep of the three-game series.

Auburn scored one run despite collecting 10 hits. The Tigers left 12 runners on base.

Anfernee Grier (Russell County) went 4-for-5 for Auburn.

The Tigers’ lone run came in the third inning on a home run by Jackson Burgreen.

Auburn starter Cole Lipscomb gave up one run in 6-plus innings. He allowed three hits and a walk while striking out eight.

In Saturday’s late game, Arkansas beat Auburn 14-7.

Grier went 1-for-6. Joshua Palacios drove in four runs.

Auburn (11-13, 1-5 SEC) will play Alabama at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Capital City Classic at Montgomery’s Riverwalk Stadium.

Tennessee defeats Alabama 6-3 on Saturday

Chris Hall and Vincent Jackson drove in two runs apiece as Tennessee beat Alabama 6-3 late Saturday night.

Connor Short drove in two of Bama’s runs. Hunter Webb (Russell County) went 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Ray Castillo (Russell County) pitched two scoreless innings in relief.

Alabama (15-8, 4-2) will play Auburn at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Capital City Classic at Montgomery’s Riverwalk Stadium.

From staff reports

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