Home Runs Lead the Way to a Spartan Sweep Over Nighthawks

Home Runs Lead the Way to a Spartan Sweep Over Nighthawks

DAHLONEGA, Ga. - The Spartans hit their way to a series sweep in their first All-time series versus North Georgia.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: No. 6 Tampa Spartans 11, No. 13 North Georgia Nighthawks 5

Records: Tampa (30-11) (13-7 SSC), North Georgia (29-14) (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 3-0 versus the Nighthawks

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Danny Blair scored on a RBI fielder's choice by Nick DeTringo. T3 | 1-0 Tampa
  • North Georgia tied the game up in the bottom of the third. B3 | 1-1 Tampa
  • The Nighthawks took the lead in the fourth, scoring two runs. B4 | 3-1 North Georgia
  • DeTringo hit a two-RBI Home Run to tie the game. Danny Maynard would hit a Grand Slam to cap off a seven-run inning for Tampa.  T7 | 8-3 Tampa
  • DeTringo and Danny SIrven hit Home Runs in the ninth to increase Tampa's lead. T9 | 11-3 Tampa
  • North Georgia scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth. B9 | 11-5 Tampa

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • DeTringo went two for five on the day, hitting two Home Runs and recording five RBI's.
  • Maynard hit a Grand Slam, recording four RBI's for Tampa.
  • Sirven batted three for six, hitting a Home Run and scoring two runs for the Spartans.

OUTSIDE THE BOX:

  • This is the first series all-time between the Spartans and the Nighthawks.
  • DeTringo, Maynard, and Sirven hit a combined seven Home Runs throughout the series against North Georgia.

UP NEXT:

The Spartans return to Tampa next weekend for a series versus SSC rival Rollins College. Game One is set for Friday at 6:00 PM.

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