The Tide blew the game wide open in the bottom of the fifth inning. The scoring got started with a Denton double that sent Eblin home. Then, Hamiter took the top off with a three-run homer to right centerfield to make the score 8-1.
The Tide improved to 7-4 on the season with its win, while Murray State fell to 8-1. McMillan earned himself his first win of the season (1-0) while Racer’s pitcher Hayden Wynja fell to (0-1). The Tide will need the bats to continue tomorrow as they enter their second game of a weekend series against the Murray State Racers.