BRCC pitchers John Schaffer and Jacob Knox combined to strike out 14 Southern Jaguars, and the Bears won the first game of a two-game weekend series 3-2 Friday night at Lee-Hines Field.
Southern left the tying and winning runs on base in the bottom of the ninth, after Brian Rowry touched Knox for an RBI single to make it a one-run game.
Designated hitter Corey Free scored two of the Bears' runs in the victory.
The second game of the weekend series is scheduled for 1:00 Saturday.
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