Cravey/Lightell Combine for Shutout in 7-0 Win at Barton

Cravey/Lightell Combine for Shutout in 7-0 Win at Barton


WILSON, N.C.- Juniors Kyle Cravey (Cordele, Ga.) and Dylan Lightell (Rosamond, Calif.) combined for a five-hit shutout as the No. 9 Georgia College & State University baseball team (20-8) beat Barton College (18-11) 7-0 today (March 24).

Cravey (1-0) went seven innings for his first Division II win, with Lightell getting the final two of no-hit ball.

The Bobcats got three runs in the sixth and three more in the ninth to put it out of reach. In an anomaly, Georgia College plated seven runs with just two RBI, aided by four Bulldog errors.

Catcher Richard Pirkle (Norcross, Ga.) recorded both RBI with a double in the top of the ninth. Rightfielder Derek Johns (Waynesville, Ga.) went 2-for-4 with a run.

The Bobcats complete the two-game set with Barton tomorrow at 2 p.m.

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