Utah Jones Drives In Two as NGU Falls to Nova Southeastern

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North Greenville000020000274
Nova Southeastern21020010X690
Win: Conn (7-1) 7.0722113
Loss: Tucker Burgess (14-2) 6.296324
Josh Black (NGU) 412000
Utah Jones (NGU) 412201
Harris (NSUB) 502000
Demby (NSUB) 412100
Utah Jones Drives In Two as NGU Falls to Nova Southeastern
Friday, May 4, 2018
By Alan Kahaly
Utah Jones Drives In Two as NGU Falls to Nova Southeastern

Fort Lauderdale, FL - The 2018 Conference Carolinas Champions were held to two runs in a 6-2 loss to the Nova Southeastern Sharks. Errors proved costly as three of NSU's runs were unearned. Utah Jones recorded two hits and drove in both of North Greenville's runs with a home run. Tucker Burgess took the loss, only his second of the season.

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 2 / Nova Southeastern – 6
  • Records: NGU 43-7, 17-5 Away / NSU 31-12, 22-6 Home
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida (NSU Baseball Complex)

How it Happened

  • Nova Southeastern struck first with a two-run home run by Jake Anchia in the 1st. Both runs were unearned.
  • The Sharks put up another run in the 2nd by way of an RBI-double by Nathan Chevalier.
  • NSU scored two more runs in the 4th. What should have been an RBI-groundout ended up bringing two runs in due to an error.
  • North Greenville entered the run column in the 5th with a two-run home run by Utah Jones.
  • An RBI-single by Christian Demby added to the NSU lead in the 7th.
  • The Crusaders went three up, three down in the final three innings of the game.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Utah Jones recorded 2 hit including a 2-run HR to left field.
  • Josh Black went 2 for 4 with a stolen base.
  • Tucker Burgess pitched 6.2 innings, and allowed 6 runs (3 earned) on 9 hits and 2 walks.

Inside the Nova Southeastern Box Score

  • Jake Anchia hit a 2-run HR.
  • Christian Demby went 2 for 4 with a double.
  • Devin Conn pitched 7.0 strong innings, allowing just 2 runs on 7 hits and 1 walk.

Next Time Out

  • The three-game series will continue tomorrow with a doubleheader beginning at noon.