FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - LaGrange closed out its 2015 season with a 4-1 loss to No. 19 Methodist on Monday at Armstrong-Shelley Field.
The Panthers ended the season with a 13-24 record, including 12-15 in the USA South. Methodist is now 32-8 and 24-6 in the conference.
Zach Tatham (3-5) started for the Panthers and went five innings. He scattered seven hits, allowed three runs and walked a batter.
The Panthers avoided the shutout with a run in the ninth inning. They loaded the bases on base hits from Alec Redden and Chris Laye, then a bunt single by Keith Sims. Redden scored as Jackson Patrick reached on a fielder's choice.