No. 6 Arkansas tops No. 8 UK 2-1 in SEC showdown

No. 6 Arkansas tops No. 8 UK 2-1 in SEC showdown

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With the loss, Kentucky falls to 28-10, 8-5 in the SEC.

UK drops Game 1

UK drops Game 1(UK Athletics)

Published: Apr. 15, 2022 at 8:30 PM EDT|Updated: 22 hours ago

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (WKYT) – No. 6 Arkansas beat No. 8 Kentucky 2-1 Friday night in the opening game of a massive SEC series.

The winner of this weekend’s series is guaranteed at least a tie with Alabama atop the conference standings.

The Wildcats went 2-16 with runners on base in the loss and couldn’t drive home a runner on third with two outs in the top of the seventh inning. Rylea Smith drove in the only run of the night for Kentucky.

With the loss, Kentucky falls to 28-10, 8-5 in the SEC. The series resumes Saturday night at 8:00 on ESPN2.

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