Extra Inning Home Run Spurs Spartans Over Nighthawks

Extra Inning Home Run Spurs Spartans Over Nighthawks

DAHLONEGA, Ga. - An extra-inning Home Run by Danny Maynard leads the Spartans over the Nighthawks.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 6 Tampa Spartans 11, No. 13 North Georgia Nighthawks 9

Records: Tampa (29-11) (13-7 SSC), North Georgia (29-13) (16-8 PBC)

Location: Bob Stein Stadium | Dahlonega, Ga.

All-time Series: This is Tampa Baseball's first ever series against the North Georgia Nighthawks. The Spartans are now 2-0 against the Nighthawks.

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Danny Sirven hit a three-run Home Run in the first, scoring Sam Freitas and Nick Derr. T1 | 3-0 Tampa

  • Cole Perry scored in the second on a Nick DeTringo sacrifice bunt. Mikey Navarette would then score an RBI single by Freitas. T2 | 5-0 Tampa

  • The Nighthawks responded in the bottom of the second, scoring four runs on a pair of Home Runs. B2 | 5-4 Tampa

  • Danny Blair scored a run in the fourth on a DeTringo ground out. T4 | 6-4 Tampa

  • Nick Derr scored in the fifth to increase Tampa's lead. T5 | 7-4 Tampa

  • North Georgia struck back in the sixth, scoring two runs. B6 | 7-6 Tampa

  • The Nighthawks scored two runs in the seventh, taking the lead. B7 | 8-7 North Georgia

  • Alec Aleywine scores to tie the game on a Blair RBI single. T8 | 8-8 Tampa

  • Sirven drove in Freitas with an RBI single to give the Spartans the lead. T9 | 9-8 Tampa

  • North Georgia scores one run to tie the game in the ninth. B9 | 9-9 Tampa

  • Danny Maynard hit a two-run Home Run in the 11th to give Tampa the lead. T11 | 11-9 Tampa

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Maynard had the game-winning hit, a two-run Home Run, in the eleventh. He batted one for one on the day.

  • Sirven was two for four on the day, hitting a Home Run while tallying four RBI's and scoring two runs.

  • Freitas batted three for six, scoring two runs with one RBI.

OUTSIDE THE BOX:

  • This is the first series all-time between the Spartans and the Nighthawks.

  • Sirven has now hit Home Runs in back-to-back games.

UP NEXT:

The Spartans wrap up their series versus the Nighthawks tomorrow. Game Three is set to start on Saturday at 1:00 PM.

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