GTCC gets a split with Pitt: Timmy Dezearn(Page HS) winning pitcher

Tyler Hickernell(HP Wesleyan) and Timmy Dezearn(Page HS) help pave the way for the GTCC Titans over Pitt CC…

Matt Dillon hit two 2-run home runs and Tyler Hickernell hit a two-out 2-run
walk-off blast in the bottom of the 7th inning to give GTCC a big win over #10
ranked Pitt Community College on Saturday afternoon. After falling behind early
6-0, the Titans clawed their way back into the game, answering with 2 runs in the
2nd inning and 5th inning. Paco Martin hit a 1-out single in the bottom of the 7th
and was followed up with Dillon’s second home run of the game to right field.
Patrick Koontz then walked. After a strikeout, Hickernell sent a 3-2 pitch over the
left field wall to seal the win for the Titans. Tim Dezearn earned the victory for
the Titans after pitching 5 strong innings of relief, allowing only 1 run on 2 hits
and striking out 6.

Pitt 510 000 1 7 8 0
GTCC 020 020 4 8 8 0
W- Timmy Dezearn (1-0)
Hitters- Matt Dillon 3-4 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI, Tyler Hickernell walk off 2-run

Game 2 on Saturday saw more drama, but the Titan rally fell short as Pitt held off
GTCC 10-9. The Titans raced to an early 3-1 lead, but the Bulldogs used a 5-run 4th
inning and a 4-run 5th inning to take a 10-3 lead. GTCC answered back with 2 runs
in the 5th and 6th innings to trim the lead to 10-7. The Titans rallied again in
the 7th inning by plating 2 more runs and loading the bases with 2 outs. Pitt got a
big strikeout to end the game and pick up the win 10-9. Ruben Torrellas tossed 3
scoreless innings for the Titans.

Pitt 010 540 0 10 11 1
GTCC 210 022 2 9 11 2
L- Dalton Shuford (1-1)
Hitters- Hector Bautista 3-4 with a homer and 2 RBI, Kevin Sanders 1-3 with 3 RBI,
Matt Dillon 3-5 with 1 RBI


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