Crusaders Win Big In Final Regular Season Home Game of 2018

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North Greenville10129000X13131
Win: Tucker Burgess (12-1) 2.030002
Loss: David Hagelston (0-2) 3.042120
Jim Wagner (AUGBB18) 301010
Mason Robertson (AUGBB18) 401000
Brent Alford (AUGBB18) 301000
Timothy Gray (AUGBB18) 301000
Patrick Watson (AUGBB18) 301000
John Jones (NGU) 313410
Jared Williams (NGU) 423000
Crusaders Win Big In Final Regular Season Home Game of 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
By Alan Kahaly
Crusaders Win Big In Final Regular Season Home Game of 2018

Tigerville, S.C. - NGU shutout the Jaguars of Augusta University at Ray & Bea Dillard Field with a final score of 13-0. The Crusaders finish with an impressive record of 18-1 at home for the regular season. John Jones had an impressive day, going three for three with four RBIs and a walk. Tucker Burgess won yet another game, and is now 12-1 for the season.

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 13 / Augusta – 0
  • Records: NGU 36-6, 18-1 Home / AU 11-29, 7-12 Away
  • Location: Tigerville, South Carolina

How it Happened

  • Jeffrey Chandler put NGU on the board in the 1st with an RBI-groundout. The run was unearned because of an error in the inning.
  • North Greenville struck again in the 3rd with an RBI-single through the right side by John Jones.
  • Two more runs scored for the Crusaders in the 4th. Both were bases-loaded walks.
  • The 5th inning was quite a productive one for NGU with nine runs scored including a two-run home run to left field by Andrew Plunkett. John Jones and Alex Williams both hit two-RBI singles in the inning. Utah Jones hit an RBI-single to shortstop.
  • The remainder of the game went scoreless as North Greenville's entire lineup was replaced in the 6th and 7th innings.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • John Jones went 3 for 3 with 4 RBIs and a walk.
  • Jared Williams also posted 3 hits. He went on to score twice.
  • Canaan Cropper threw 2.0 perfect innings in relief.

Inside the Augusta Box Score

  • Brent Alford hit Augusta's only extra-base hit, a double.
  • David Hagelston started the game and allowed only one earned run, but was responsible for the loss.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will play in their final conference series this weekend against Barton College in Wilson, NC. The series will start with a doubleheader on Friday, April 20th.