Written by Stuart Price, Sports Writer
Last weekend, the Blazers traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, for a three-game series with the University of Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. The Blazers were able to win the first and the final game of the series by scores of 12-10 and 6-4.
The second game of the series began Friday night, but was suspended and picked back up Saturday due to inclement weather. The Blazers would wind up losing that game 10-13. The Blazers’ bats were finally hot and they hoped to stay that way Wednesday against Albany State. /Unfortunately, the Blazers fell to the Rams by a score of…. / VSU came out on top by a final score of …. to give them an overall record of 21-13 and a conference record of 13-9.
Leading the Blazers in hits and batting average this season is junior Hayden Jones with 57 hits and an average of .425. Bryant Hayman has the most homeruns with eight, and Michael Gouge has driven in the most runs with 42. Mike Reed has twice as many stolen bases than anyone else on the team with 14.
The Blazers resume action this weekend as West Georgia University travels to Valdosta for a three-game series at Billy Grant Field. The Wolves are currently ranked No. 3 in the Gulf South Conference, while the Blazers are ranked No. 5 and poised to make a run for the title. Last season, the Wolves took two out of the three games with the Blazers, but the Blazers are hoping to rebound this weekend. Come out and support your Blazers at Billy Grant
Field on Patterson Street Saturday at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., and 1 p.m. on Sunday!