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April 7, 2014

Stallions stomp SGSC

TIFTON — The ABAC Stallions made it two in a row over South Georgia State College Friday afternoon. They took a pair of diamond wins in a doubleheader, 6-0 and 6-4.

Garrett Brown recorded one win, pitching a complete game four-hitter and only issuing one walk.

His offense scored a run in the 1st on a Christian Miller groundout that scored Jacob Baxter. Two more came in the 4th after Lane Dixon singled home a leadoff triple by A.J. Benefield. Dixon moved himself into scoring position on a steal and would score with two out off Trevor Moncrief's base hit.

ABAC picked up some insurance in the 6th. Benefield scored on Moncrief's single, Will Bagwell came in on a wild pitch and Moncrief crossed the plate on a Ricky Carpenter RBI single.

The Stallions recorded eight hits, with only Benefield's triple going for extra bases. He scored two runs in the contest. Trevor Moncrief had a pair of RBIs on two hits, joining Lane Dixon as the only two on the team with multi-hit nights.

Matt Shurley had a no decision in the other contest. He gave up three earned over five innings, but ABAC only had two runs and would not permanently go ahead until a four-run 6th.

The big inning started with a walk to Christian Miller. Two singles later, the bases were loaded for Luke Miller. He singled to drive in two. A walk to Adam Boan loaded them up again. Trevor Moncrief hit a ball to second, but an error not only put him aboard safely, it enabled two more runs to score.

ABAC's previous two runs came in the 1st off a Lane Dixon double.

Shurley's replacement, Ethan Thornton, pitched the last two innings and picked up the win.

The Stallions are scheduled to host West Georgia Tech this afternoon at 2.

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The 2014 Tift County Lady Devils volleyball team. Summer Bennett, Chat Butts, Carolina Carter, Kaleigh Hobby, Molly Jones, Savannah Kendrick, Mariena McCullough, Dail Adaway, Vanity Golson, Alex Miller, Taylor Nimmo, Amanda Riddle, Logan Seeman, Taylor Cross, Karina Delgado, Audrey McElhaney, Madison Spivey, Julianna Cross and Olivia Thomas Assistants are Dana Fletcher and Chance Benson. Head coach is Courtney Mitchell.

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