FSCJ Bluewave drops high-scoring affair to SGSC, 15-14
FSCJ BlueWave Loses 15-14 to South Georgia State College
FSCJ BlueWave fell 15-14 to SGSC on Wednesday despite racking up 14 hits and 14 runs. Khalil Searcy got on base three times in the game for FSCJ Bluewave. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He singled in the fourth inning and homered in the sixth inning. Cayden Hatcher got the win for SGSC. He allowed three runs over four innings. Hatcher struck out four, walked one and gave up five hits.
SGSC easily handled FSCJ Bluewave pitching as seven hitters combined for 14 hits, 15 RBIs and 12 runs scored. Matt Deegan couldn't get it done on the bump for FSCJ Bluewave, taking a loss. He lasted just 1 2/3 innings, walked seven, struck out none, and allowed five runs.
The game's last lead went to SGSC thanks to a first inning rally that saw five runs cross the plate on two ground outs. SGSC added six more runs in the top of the third. Tyler Ammerman singled, scoring Steve McLeod to start the inning.
SGSC increased its lead with three runs in the fifth. Wyatt Petrey started the inning with a double, plating Aaron Moore and Mikal Flores.
After pushing across eight runs in the bottom of the seventh, FSCJ Bluewave faced just a 15-14 deficit. A two-run double by Christian Jones, a two-run error, a two-run double by Jordan Stacy, an RBI single by Zach Smith, and a passed ball fueled FSCJ Bluewave's comeback. Finally, Jared Crews got Searcy to to end the threat.
Connor Fitzpatrick Big Day Not Enough
FSCJ BlueWave Lose 9-0 to Eastern Florida State College
The BlueWave baseball team wound up on the wrong side of a 9-0 score on Saturday at EFSC, tasting defeat at the hands of EFSC. Hagy got the win for EFSC, he pitched 6.2 shootout inning, striking out 10, walking one and surrendering just three hits. Diaz, Gomez, Deller and V. Capra lead EFSC. They combined for eight hits and seven RBI's. Cody Burnham ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, was charged with the lost. He allowed seven runs, four earned in five innings, walked three and struck out four. The game's last lead went to EFSC thanks to a 1st inning rally that saw five runs cross the plate.
BlueWave, Brad Renner, Drafted by Chicago Cubs
Florida State College at Jacksonville baseball star, Brad Renner is headed for the big leagues. After earning an associate in arts degree with a focus on biotechnology, Renner was one of 20 college players selected in the final 30 picks of Baseball's National League draft. The Land O' Lakes native was the Chicago Cubs' 28th draft pick. While at FSCJ, Renner started 13 games with a 4-5 record and a 3.07 ERA with 66 strikeouts in 73 innings. This is a well-deserved and extraordinary opportunity. We will all be rooting for him.
Men's Baseball team posing the "Wave", a new tradition the team started.