The Toccoa Falls College Screaming Eagles dominated from beginning to end today against the Emmanuel College Lions.
In the bottom of the first inning, TFC took the lead off an RBI single up the middle by Luke Allen (SO/Winder, GA). After an uneventful second and third inning, Jesse Thomas (SO/Lavonia, GA) hit a solo home run making the score 2-0 in the bottom of the fourth. Luke Allen singled in the bottom of the fifth scoring Brandon Tamayo (FR/Lexington, SC). Emmanuel College put a run up on the board in the top of the eighth, but by then TFC had control of the game. In the bottom of the eighth, TFC's Zach Zilweger, Nathan Stanley (SR/Lake Placid, FL) and Jesse Thomas each scored a run. The TFC Screaming Eagles shut down the EC Lions in the top of the ninth taking the game 6-1.
Great game for Austin Shea (JR/Cumming, GA) as he took the win for TFC. He pitched a complete game, surrendering one run, seven hits, striking out eight, and walking one. TFC had 10 hits. Luke Allen, Josh Slate (JR/Toccoa, GA) and Brandon Tamayo each collected multiple hits. Allen and Tamayo each drove in one run to lead the Toccoa Falls Screaming Eagles to victory.
The Toccoa Falls College Basebal team play away tomorrow against Emmanuel College in Franklin, GA at 1 p.m. EST.