DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Home Runs and Strikeouts lead to the Spartans taking their first all-time matchup against North Georgia.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: No. 6 Tampa Spartans 6, No. 13 North Georgia Nighthawks 3
Records: Tampa (28-11) (13-7 SSC), North Georgia (29-12) (16-8 PBC)
Location: Bob Stein Stadium | Dahlonega, Ga.
All-time Series: This is Tampa Baseball's first ever match-up against the North Georgia Nighthawks.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
The Nighthawks took an early lead in the first courtesy of a sacrifice fly. B1 | 1-0 North Georgia
North Georgia scored a run to cut the Spartans' lead in the second. B2 | 3-2 Tampa
The Nighthawks got one run back in the eighth. B8 | 6-3 Tampa
INSIDE THE STATS:
Keven Pimentel pitched seven innings of two-run baseball, striking out nine.
DeTringo hit his third Home Run of the season, going two for four, scoring two runs.
Mangrum was three for four on the day, scoring two runs and hitting a double.
OUTSIDE THE BOX:
This is the first all-time meeting between the Spartans and the Nighthawks.
Pimentel is now 8-2 on the season.
Tyler Beck recorded his seventh save of the season.
The Spartans continue their series versus the Nighthawks tomorrow night. Game Two is set to start on Friday at 7:00 PM.
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