Peach State Sports Blog

Georgia College wins conference title, headed to NCAA Tournament

Georgia College’s baseball team won the Peach Belt Conference Tournament title Saturday.
Georgia College’s baseball team won the Peach Belt Conference Tournament title Saturday. Peach Belt Conference

Georgia College’s baseball team held off UNC Pembroke 6-5 on Saturday to win the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.

The Bobcats (40-15) also earn a berth into the NCAA Division II regionals after winning all four of their games in the conference tournament.

Georgia College led 6-0 after seven innings before holding on for the championship. Brandon Benson went 3-for-4 with two RBI while Perry product Cal Gentry and Clayten Ayres each had two hits. Kane Keith improved to 5-0 by allowing three runs on nine hits in seven innings.

Benson was named the tournament MVP, while Keith and Brandon Purcell were named to the all-tournament team.

The NCAA Tournament field will be announced Sunday, and regional play begins Thursday.

  Comments