The South Georgia State College Hawks now have a record of 11-1 on the season and were recognized as receiving votes in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DI baseball rankings for the week of March 1.
After a five-game winning streak, the Hawks made it to six in a row by defeating Thomas University JV 10-6 on Monday, March 1, 2021.
The Hawks got their offense started in the first inning when Matt Warren tripled, scoring one run. The game was tied at three in the top of the fifth when Mack Williams singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring one run. The Hawks scored in the next two innings to secure the win.
South Georgia State racked up 13 hits on the day. Williams collected four hits in four at-bats to help lead South Georgia State to victory. He doubled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fifth, and singled in the sixth. Warren followed close behind with three. Kody Krause, Adam Echols, Mason Spivey, Ian King, Hunter Spence and Logan Roberts each added one hit.
Austyn Wright started the game for South Georgia State. The hurler went one and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out two. Connor McGuire led the Hawks to victory on the hill. McGuire lasted three and a third innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out three. Caden Sconyers and Dakota Davis entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Sconyers recorded the last four outs to earn the save for South Georgia State.