Game 1: Southwest Georgia 11, USC Aiken 1; Game 2: USC Aiken 6, Southwest Georgia 3
USC Aiken baseball team parted ways with Georgia Southwestern, losing 11-1 before winning 6-3 in the last drink.
The Pacers are now 3-5 this season.
The only race of the first game for the home side came in the second frame when Morgan Hyde scored on a fly sacrificed by Kaden Blankenship. Sean McQuillan had the only shot of the game for USC Aiken.
In game Second, McQuillan was hit with a pitch and later came on to score on a sacrificed fly from Tai Gilbert. This gave the Pacers a 1-0 lead at the bottom of the first stanza.
Hurricanes have linked the game in the fourth, but USC Aiken regained the lead in the sixth. Jeff Cyr walked, moved up to second on wild ground before moving up to third on a passed ball. He scored when Gilbert hit on an error.
GSW tackled two runs early in the seventh, but the Pacers responded quickly to regain the lead. With the goals full, McQuillan had a full goal, scoring Blankenship. Two hitters later, Jackson Hannon picked house Marcus Mastellone. Gilbert’s groundout scored James Eckert for the 5-3 margin.
USC Aiken added an insurance run in the eighth inning.
Blankenship and Mastellone had two hits each. Gilbert led in two points while Blankenship scored twice.
Henry Cartrett came in as a reliever and took the win….
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