Virginia State Yield Split Decision To St. Augustine’s University





Virginia State Sports Information


Box Score ETTRICK, VA – The Virginia State University (13-18, 2-8 CIAA) baseball team yielded a (9-1, 8-1) decision to the Falcons of St. Augustine’s University this afternoon at Whaley Colbert Field.

The Trojans jumped out to an early 4-0 lead in the first four innings, in the first Jamar Hinton (Dinwiddie, VA) sacrifice fly to left field, advanced Sisqo Scott (Hampton, VA) to third and brought Jahleel Sewer (Hampton, VA) across home plate. Senior Colton Gunn (Dinwiddie, VA) singled to center field, brought Scott home, recording an RBI. In the third inning Gunn singled to center field scoring David Markins (Colonial Heights, VA), recording an RBI.

VSU continued with the same momentum with Gunn homerun bringing home Hinton and Markins, recording 3 RBIs in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Trojans adding two more runs in the fifth inning to secure the 9-1 victory. The Falcons added it’s only run of the game in the seventh inning. The Trojans finished the competition with 10 hits and the Falcons recording six. On the mound for VSU was junior Jamar Hinton (Dinwiddie, VA) who allowed six hits, one runs, six strikeouts and one walks.

Game Two

VSU started things off early with Sisqo Scott (Hampton, VA) bunt which plated Sewer giving the Trojans a 1-0 lead at the end of the first inning. The Falcons answered in the third inning with adding a run ending VSU’s lead. The Trojans couldn’t hold off the Falcons adding seven more runs to secure a 8-1 victory.

Starting off on the mound for VSU was senior Colton Gunn (Dinwiddie, VA) who allowed seven hits, six runs, one strikeout, and three walks in the five innings pitched. Followed by sophomore Jeremiah Hardy (Hampton, VA) who wrapped things up for the Trojans allowing two hits, two runs, two walks, and one strikeout in the two innings pitched.

The Trojans will look to regroup as they close out the final two games of the weekend series tomorrow with first pitch slated for 1 pm.

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