by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Two home runs and four RBI from junior Shawn Ward (Martinez, Ga.) led the No. 10 Bobcat baseball team (30-12, 17-4 PBC) at Georgia College & State University to an 8-4 victory over No. 14 Valdosta State University (35-13, 9-3 GSC). Head coach Tom Carty also picked up his 100th career win in just his third season.
In the seventh, Yaun hit a single up the middle to record his 14th and 15th RBI of the season as Ward and Pitts crossed the plate.
With today’s victory at John Kurtz Field, head coach Carty recorded his 100th win while at the helm at Georgia College. Carty is now 100-55 (.645) over two seasons. His win percentage ranks second in Georgia College history, while the win total places him fourth.
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