KNOXVILLE —The Johnson University baseball team hosted Oakland City with a double header March 26 at 4 p.m. at Ridley Helton Field.
The first game was a battle with both teams scoring two runs in different innings, but the Royals fell short of a run finishing with a score of 5-4.
Johnson took an early 2-0 lead, but Oakland came back and tied the score at 2-2. The Royals would later make two more runs.
Oakland struck again in the top of the 7th and made the score 5-4. In the bottom of the 7th, which would be the final inning due to the double header, Johnson came close to loading up the bases. However, Oakland would take Game 1 with a 5-4 final score.
Oakland went on to take game 2 as well with a final score of 11-2.
The Royals will travel to Pippa Passes, Ky. on Saturday, March 30th. They will face off against the Eagles in another double header starting at 1 p.m.