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SGSC Hawks Sweep Columbia International JV in Exciting Doubleheader Series
Posted on Feb 27, 2021
South Georgia State College Hawks took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a home run at the end of game one on February 27, 2021 to topple Columbia International JV by a score of 9-7. The game was tied at seven with the Hawks batting in the bottom of the eighth and Anthony Calabro homered on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Calabro went 2-for-3 at the plate and led South Georgia State to victory by driving in four runs. Calabro started the game with a home run in the first and ended it with a home run in the eighth. Tyler Deloach added a home run of his own in the seventh inning.
The Hawks stayed ahead until a productive few innings for Columbia International JV moved them ahead on the scoreboard. Things turned around for the Hawks in the bottom of the seventh inning when SGSC’s Logan Roberts sacrifice fly scored one run making the score 7-7. Calabro’s walk-off homer in the eighth sealed the deal for the win.
South Georgia State had nine hits in the game. Kody Krause and Calabro each collected two hits to lead SGSC offensively. Krause had a triple and two RBIs and Calabro had four RBIs. Adding one hit each were Mason Spivey, Tyler Deloach, Hunter Goff, Cole Smith and Hunter Spence.
Kasin Old started the game for the Hawks on the mound. He lasted three and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and one run while striking out four and walking one. Mikah Gustavson then came in and surrendered zero runs on four hits over two and a third innings, striking out three and walking zero. Hayden Hall, Blake Stowe, and Dakota Davis all put in work in relief out of the bullpen.
Five runs batted in from Brandon Redd helped lead the Hawks past Columbia International JV 18-3 in game two of the doubleheader on Saturday. Redd drove in runs on a triple in the second, a single in the third, and a single in the fourth.
South Georgia State got things started in the first inning when Matt Warren doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. The Hawks secured the victory thanks to ten runs in the second inning. The offensive firepower by South Georgia State was led by Adam Echols, Matt Warren, Tyler Deloach, Logan Roberts, Hunter Goff, and Mack Williams, all knocking in runs in the inning. The Hawks had a total of 14 hits in the game. Echols, Warren, Redd, and Williams all had three hits. Deloach and Roberts added one hit each.
Wes Lott was the winning pitcher for the Hawks. He lasted four innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out six and walking zero. Kody Krause and Brock Lewis entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Anthony Calabro hit a walk-off homer in game one to lead the Hawks to a 9-7 win.