USC Aiken 3-8 West Georgia 2-2
CARROLLTON, Ga. — The USC Aiken traveled to West Georgia and knocked off the home team with one school-record performance and a dominant hitting effort in game two. The Pacers won by scores of 3-2 and 8-2.
USCA improves to 17-4 on the season.
In the first game of the day, head coach Jerry Snyder’s team put two runs on the board in the top of the first and another in the second en route to the 3-2 win. It was more than enough as India Kornegay gave up just four hits. Kornegay struck out a school-record 19 batters in the victory. She also surpassed the 900-strikeout mark in her career (903).
In the second game, USCA plated two runs in the first inning thanks in part to an error. White singled and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt. With two down, Victoria Burkett walked. A dropped fly ball allowed White and Burkett to score.
The home team tied it in the second, but Taylor Morgan stayed strong, not allowing a run the rest of the way.
USCA took control of the game in the sixth stanza with three runs.
The Pacers return to action Tuesday when they travel to Wingate for a non-conference doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.
No. 9 Columbus State 7 No. 13 USC Aiken 2
The No. 13 USCA men’s tennis team (7-2) lost a 7-2 decision against visiting No. 9 Columbus St. Sunday afternoon in a Peach Belt Conference match.
No. 5 Columbus State 8 USC Aiken 1
The USCA women’s tennis team lost an 8-1 decision to No. 5 Columbus State.The Pacers are now 8-3 overall, including a 3-2 mark against league foes.
South Aiken 9 JL Mann 4
The Thoroughbreds got home runs from Josh Kiser and Will Holbrook and Reece Willis earned the win in the team’s first game of the day. Kiser was 2-for-3 as was Preston Dawson.
South Aiken 10 Chesnee 0
Holbrook got the win on the mound in game two. Alex Riddle was 2-for-4 with four RBIs. South Aiken will start region play against Dutch Fork on Tuesday.
Track and Field
This weekend, the South Aiken T-Breds track team competed at the Sandlapper Classic. The girls came in 6th overall with 38pts lead by junior Shekinah Wilder with a silver medal in the 400m and Tyi Richards with two bronze medals.Tamaira Richards placed 6th in the shot put. Not to be outdone were the T-Breds’ boys, who came in 5th led by junior Jeffrey McReynolds with a gold medal, two silvers and a bronze. Senior Joshua Cady added a silver.
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