GTCC Titans get back on track:Adam Kirkpatrick(SEG) picks up two wins in one day to help lead the resurgence!

Posted by Press Release on March 18, 2012 at 3:13 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

The GTCC baseball team, losers of 4 straight and 9 of the last 10, righted the ship
today with a double header sweep over conference foe USC-Salkehatchie. The Titans
used two late rallies to get by the Indians and move their record to 10-11 overall
and 3-3 in conference play.

In Game 1, Victor Morel’s RBI single over a drawn in outfield capped a 3-run rally
in the bottom of the 7th to give the Titans the win by a score of 9-8. Zach
Burkhart was 3-3 with 3 RBI’s including a solo home run. Adam Kirkpatrick(Southeast Guilford HS) tossed 2 innings of scoreless relief to pick up the win for GTCC.

Game 2 saw more late inning drama as Titan 1st baseman Zach Burkhart hit a walk-off
grand slam with 1 out in the bottom of the 7th inning to give GTCC a 7-3 victory.
Landon O’Dell(East Forsyth) and Victor Morel both added 2 hits for the Titans. Adam Kirkpatrick pitched 1 scoreless inning to pick up his 2nd victory of the day for the Titans.

The Titans return to action again TODAY with a double header with
USC-Salkehatchie starting at noon. Games will be played at Ragsdale High School.

Game 1 R H E
SALK 014 300 0 8 7 0
GTCC 121 200 3 9 9 3

Win- Adam Kirkpatrick (2-0)
Hitters- Zach Burkhart 3-3 w/ solo home run 3 RBI’s, Victor Morel 2-4 w/ 1 RBI

Game 2 R H E
SALK 020 010 0 3 10 1
GTCC 100 110 4 7 7 1

Win- Adam Kirkpatrick (3-0)
Hitters- Zach Burkhart 1-4 w/ walk-off grand slam

Post courtesy of:
John Barrow
Head Baseball Coach
Guilford Technical Community College

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