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Baseball - Sat, May 6, 2017

A pair of runs in the bottom of the second, third and fourth innings put University of the Cumberlands in the driver's seat against Georgetown College baseball Saturday in the Mid-South Conference tournament championship bracket. The Patriots (40-15) cruised 7-1 over the Tigers (32-18), which now must rally out of the elimination bracket for a shot at the title on Sunday in Bowling Green, Ky.

GC stranded 10 runners over the course of the nine inning game and managed just one run in the top of the sixth. Rodnee Little reached on an error and scored of Nick Giambalvo's sacrifice fly.

UC pounded out 11 hits, but was also aided with four errors – three coming in the third inning. Georgetown starter Michael Conrad scattered 11 hits, got out of some jams, but allowed five of the runs. Steven Whisler did two innings of relief work with no hits and no runs with three strikeouts.

Noah Gapp picked up his 10th win of the season by scattering six hits, striking out 12 and walking two with just one earned run. Brian Way mopped it up with one hit in one inning and no runs.

Sam Medina swung the hot bat with three of GC's seven hits. He was stranded all three times. Kyle Jackson, Ryan Garner and Giambalvo all had one hit in three at-bats, while Diego Perez was 1-for-2.

The Tigers return to action at 6:10 EST against University of Pikeville, which suffered a 7-2 setback to top-seeded Campbellsville University Saturday morning. Loser of the game is done, while the winner advances to the elimination bracket final Sunday morning all at Bowling Green Ballpark.


 

 
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