GTCC Titans earn split with Wake Tech on Saturday:[TJ Wharton 6-8 with 8 RBI’s on the day for GTCC]

The GTCC baseball team split a double header on Saturday with home standing Wake Tech Community College. Wake Tech rallied by the Titans in Game 1 by scoring 3 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning and hanging on to win 11-8. The Titans exacted some revenge in Game 2 by beating the Eagles into submission through the 10-run mercy rule by a score of 12-1.

In Game 1, the Titans raced to an early 5-0 lead. Wake Tech rallied for 8 runs in the bottom of the 5th inning to take a 3 run lead. GTCC answered back in the top of the 6th inning with 3 runs to tie the game only to see the Eagles plate 3 more runs in the bottom of the 6th inning and hang on to win 11-8. TJ Wharton led the Titan hitters going 3-4 with 2 RBI’s. Cody Adkins, Ernesto Fernandez, Edwin Soto, and Carlos Alegria all had 2 hits apiece for the Titans.

Game 2 saw the Titans send 9 hitters to the plate in the 1st inning, race to a 4-0 lead, and never look back en route to a 12-1 pasting of Wake Tech in a 5-inning mercy rule win. TJ Wharton again led the Titan hitters going 3-4 with 6 RBI’s. Jamie Dove and Cody Adkins also added 3 hits apiece for the Titans.

The Titan returned to action today with a home double header with these same Wake Tech Eagles. First pitch was scheduled for Game 1 at 1:00, and games will be played at Ragsdale High School….

GAME 1        R   H   E 
GTCC   001 043 0   8  13  2
WTCC  000 083 x   11 10  0
GAME 2 R H E GTCC 414 03 12 14 1 WTCC 001 00 1 4 2

note- game called after 5 innings due to 10-run mercy rule
Win- Fernandez (2-0)
Hitters- TJ Wharton 3-4 w/ 6 RBI’s; Jamie Dove 3-4 w/ 1 RBI; Carlyle Beatty 1-1 w/ 1 RBI