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New Albany entered the Oxford Spring Break Tournament with a perfect 7-0 record, recently beating Itawamba and Marshall Academy over the weekend.
Taking on Concordia Lutheran out of Texas and Southaven on the first day of the tournament, New Albany dropped two games, each by the score of 6-0.
Against the Crusaiders, Adam Oller was impressive both on the mound and at the plate, finishing with two hits and an RBI and picking up the win for Concordia.
Oller broke the scoreless tie in the fourth inning, following a single from Collin Durrett with his RBI hit. The Crusaiders added five runs in the sixth inning, capped by a two-run double from Garett Spencer.
Oller allowed only two hits for the Bulldogs, coming from Ben Foster in the first inning and Grant Hogue in the second. Oller finished the game with eight strikeouts in the win. Brandon Montgomery had the loss on the mound for New Albany.
Against the Chargers in the nightcap, Wyatt Short threw a no-hitter for Southaven in the win.
Nic Kennendy brought in the first run for the Chargers in the second inning and Nic Short later scored on a passed ball, making it 2-0. The Chargers added three runs in the fourth and the final run in the sixth.
Geoffrey King and Vance Tatum each had two hits to lead Southaven, and Tatum had three RBI in the win.
New Albany was back in action on Wednesday, playing Olive Branch and Horn Lake. The Bulldogs fell to Olive Branch, 6-5, in the first game and 4-1 against Horn Lake.
New Albany (7-4) will play at Lafayette on Tuesday.