College baseball roundupChattahoochee Valley wins
GADSDEN, Ala. — Bo Foster hit a homer and drove in four runs to lead Chattahoochee Valley to a 6-3 win over Gadsden State on Tuesday afternoon.
Donte Williams (1-0) picked up the win in relief of starter Bronson Gagner, who left the game after three innings. Williams gave up one earned run and struck out six in four innings.
Ryan Nolte went 3-for-6, and David Buchanan drove in two runs with a pair of sacrifice flies.
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The Pirates (11-6) play at Wallace State-Hanceville today at 3 p.m.
Georgia rips Presbyterian
ATHENS, Ga. — Colby May and Rich Poythress hit home runs as Georgia ripped Presbyterian 8-1 Tuesday at Foley Field.
Georgia used four pitchers in the game. Freshman Cecil Tanner (1-0) gave up four hits and struck out five in three innings to earn the win.
Freshman Zach Cone went 3-for-5 with a triple and an RBI to lead the Bulldogs (4-0).
CSU rallies for win over AUM
Montgomery, Ala. — Columbus State rallied from a four-run deficit to edge Auburn-Montgomery on Tuesday.
CSU (6-6) trailed 5-1 heading into the seventh inning. The Cougars scored five runs over the seventh and eighth to take the lead.
CSU starter Cam Childs gave up five runs in three-plus innings.
CSU scored twice in the seventh, once on a Thomas Morrison RBI single and the other on pinch-hitter Wes Adkins’ bases-loaded walk.
In the eighth, Morrison drove in a run, then Shaun Spearman had the big blow, driving in two with a single.
David Lane picked up the win. He relieved Childs in the fourth and did not allow a run, striking out two while allowing just two hits. Jason Weaver pitched the ninth to earn his second save.
Jones helps Auburn break skid
AUBURN, Ala. — Ben Jones had quite a day. He went 4-for-4 with a home run and a career-high five RBIs as Auburn routed Lipscomb 17-4 on Tuesday afternoon to end a two-game losing skid.
Jones’ home run was one of four Auburn hit in the game; Tony Caldwell hit a pair of homers.
Dexter Price (1-0) held Lipscomb scoreless for the first five innings, allowing three hits over the first five innings.
Ga. Tech falls to Georgia Southern
STATESBORO, Ga. — A.J. Wirnsberger drove in three runs, including two in the bottom of the seventh that gave Georgia Southern the lead for good in a 6-5 victory over Georgia Tech on Tuesday.
Closer Dexter Bobo retired the final six Yellow Jacket batters to preserve the win.
Tech starter Andrew Robinson worked a career-long 6 innings and struck out a career-high eight.