#12 Bobcats Use 13-6 Blowout to Avoid Sweep at GSW
AMERICUS, Ga. - After a pair of losses, one Friday and dropping the first game of a doubleheader today, the No. 12 Georgia College & State University baseball team (12-6, 4-2 PBC) scored more runs in the third game than the first two combined to take the third contest at Georgia Southwestern State University (10-13, 3-3 PBC) 13-6. GCSU lost yesterday 4-3 and dropped the opener today 6-2.
Hurricane starter Whiggum went eight in the win, fanning three. Dylan Lightell (Rosamond, Calif.) went 2 2/3 innings in the loss (1-2).
The Bobcats put up seven runs in the second, adding six more over the fourth-fifth-and-sixth. Matt Pitts (Brunswick, Ga.) drove in three with a two run single and a bases-loaded walk. ChandlerSnell (Loganville, Ga.) ripped three singles and drove in a pair.
Harrell and Derek Johns (Waynesville, Ga.) each went 2-for-6.
Clete Jessup (Darien, Ga.) nabbed the win (2-0) in six innings, fanning nine.
The Bobcats are back in action Tuesday, March 10 hosting Pfeiffer University at 6 p.m.
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