SSU Baseball

The Tigers played Georgia Southern on Wednesday April 19th at Tiger Field.

The Tigers and GSU was left scoreless in the first inning.

In the top of the second, Southern’s Baldwin doubled to left center, 2 RBI; McDonald scored; McWhorter scored, giving Southern a 2-0 lead. Southern continued to score in top of the second as Wren hit by pitch, scoring an RBI; Baker advanced to second; Curry advanced to third; Baldwin scored. Martin walked, RBI; Wren advanced to second; Baker advanced to third; Curry scored.

SSU gets their first points on the board in the bottom of the fifth. Pitcher Khalyd Cox tripled to right field, scoring an RBI; Jalen ATTERBURY scored. Southern is still up 4-1.

Southern scored again in the top of the 6th as Wren singled to left field, advanced to second on the throw, RBI; Baldwin scored.

SSU continued fighting in the bottom of the 8th, as 2nd Baseman Jacob Lightle singled to right field, scoring an RBI; LUKEN,B. advanced to second; DAVIS,T advanced to third; LOPEZ,J. scored. 1st Baseman Marcus Mitchell hit into double play 2b to ss to 1b, RBI; LIGHTLE,J. out on the play; LUKEN,B. advanced to third; DAVIS,T scored. Short Stop Daryl Harper singled to pitcher, scoring an RBI; LUKEN,B. scored. SSU is only now down 4-5.

SSU comes through in the clutch in the bottom of the 9th as Center Fielder Turner Davis doubled down the lf line, scoring an RBI; GERDTS, K. scored. Tying the game 5-5

Southern closes the game as Greene singled to right field, scoring an RBI; McDonald advanced to second; Ballard scored, unearned.

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