Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics
The Albany State Golden Rams were defeated (6-5) by the Savannah State Tigers in game 1 of their 3-game, weekend series in Savannah, Georgia. The Golden Rams fell to 24-9 (23-4 in the SIAC) while the Tigers improved to 29-9 (24-1 in the SIAC). On Saturday, April 23, the Golden Rams and the Tigers will play a double header beginning at 1:00 pm.
The Golden Rams were up 4-0 in the bottom of the 6th inning when the Tigers scored their 1strun on a ground out by Franklin that scored Smith, who tripled to start the inning.
The Golden Rams responded by scoring a run in the top of the 7th inning when Ross singled to center to score Thomas.
With the score 5-3 entering the bottom of the 9th inning, Smith doubled to left field to score 3 runs that would propel the Tigers to a 1-run victory.
Lavoisier Fisher was 3/4 from the plate. TJ Thomas, –Lachlan Ross, Nick Hernandez, Nate Lloyd, Malik Bell, Pierce Thomas and Zane Ross had a hit for the Golden Rams.
Jeremiah Reddell pitched 8 innings for the Golden Rams. Reddell is now (7-3). Rahmir Vaughn was the winning pitcher for the Tigers. Vaughn improved to (2-0).
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