Saturday, February 23, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Augusta State dropped a Peach Belt Conference single game to Columbus State 6-1 Saturday night on Ragsdale Field at Cougar Stadium.
Junior lefty Kip Custer (3-1) went 8.0 innings in the loss to give up 10 hits for six runs and striking out six.
CSU (4-9, 2-2 in PBC) went up early on ASU (5-6, 2-2) in the first inning, taking a 4-0 lead on an infield error and two singles. The Jaguars scored in the sixth after junior Jeff Rice reached on a wild pitch and junior Nate Crown singled to move him to second. Rice took third on another wild pitch and reached home after a throw attempt to second tried to catch Crown from stealing.
The Cougars added two more in the eighth on two more ASU infield errors for a final score of 6-1. CSU junior right-hander Zach Helewski went all 9.0 innings to allow four hits for one run and striking out 11. Crown went 2-for-3 with a walk for ASU, while Rice went 1-for-4 with a run.
CSU’s Ryan Lewis went 2-for-5 and J.D. Pullen was 2-for-4 with a run. Dustin Averett was 2-for-3 with a run and Jackson Oliver was 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
Check out the box score below:
ASU plays CSU in a PBC doubleheader tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in Columbus, Ga.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.