Missouri Baptist, making their first ever appearance at the NAIA World Series, saw their season come to a close after the ninth seeded Spartans lost 12-2 to second seeded Lee, Tennessee. Missouri Baptist finished their season 37-14.
Two solo homers in the first gave Lee a 2-0 lead and they opened the game up in the fifth scoring five times to grab a 7-0 lead. Four more in the sixth pushed Lee to an 11-0 lead. The Spartans scored their first run of the game when Ryan Gunhouse tripled to bring home Patrick Johnson, who had reached earlier on a single. Lee tacked one more and Missouri Baptist scored a solo run in the top of the eighth.