Spartans Take Game One Versus North Georgia

Spartans Take Game One Versus North Georgia

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.

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Nighthawks took an early lead in the first courtesy of a sacrifice fly. B1 | 1-0 North Georgia

  • Tampa responds in the second with solo Home Runs by Danny Sirven and Nick DeTringo. Stevie Mangrum would later score on a Danny Blair single. T2 | 3-1 Tampa

  • North Georgia scored a run to cut the Spartans' lead in the second. B2 | 3-2 Tampa

  • Yorvis Torrealba hit a two-RBI single in the seventh, scoring Blair and Mangrum. Sam Freitas also hit an RBI single, scoring Drew Ehrhard. T7 | 6-2 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.

UP NEXT:

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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