GTCC Titans crush CVCC Cougars:Another big bat day for Brandon Burkes(Dudley HS)/Louisburg College and coach Keith Shumate(N.C. A&T) in town this weekend

*****CVCC(Central Virginia Community College) from up in Lynchburg, Virginia(up on Highway 29 North, on the hill across from Liberty University) in town yesterday and Louisburg, with former N.C. A&T coach Keith Shumate, in town this weekend to face the GTCC Titans….*****

The GTCC Titan baseball team allowed 2 runs in the top of the first inning to visiting Central Virginia Community College, and then reeled off 16 unanswered runs to bury the visiting Cougars by a final score of 16-2. Five different Titan players had 2 hits and the Titans pounded out 15 for the game as the mercy rule came into effect after the 7th inning. Ernesto Fernandez launched his second home run of the year in the 1st inning and Troy Burr hit an inside-the-park 3-run homer in the bottom of the 6th to lead the Titan hitters. Carlos Cueto pitched 4 solid innings for GTCC, striking out 7 and walking only 2.

The Titans return to action this Friday and Saturday afternoons as they battle conference foe Louisburg College in a big Region X matchup. Both doubleheaders will be played at Ragsdale High School and game time for both days in 1:00.

R  H  E
200 000 0   2  3  1 CVCC 
512 503 x  16 15 0  GTCC

Win- Carlos Cueto
Hitters- Brandon Burkes 2-3 w/ 3 RBI, Ernesto Fernandez 2-3 w/HR and 2 RBI; Troy Burr 1-1 w/3-run HR

Courtesy of:
John Barrow
Head Baseball Coach
Guilford Technical Community College