Panthers open GSAC tournament play Friday
The regular season title was the first for the Panthers since
2005. The Panthers will face fourth-seeded Huntingdon College
(27-12, 4-5 GSAC) in the tournament's first game at 3 p.m.
Huntingdon won the regular season series 2-1 over the Panthers.
The Panthers have been the GSAC tournament runner-ups two of the past three seasons. The Panthers' last GSAC tournament title came in 2006, when the Panthers defeated Piedmont at Loudermilk Field 12-11 on a walk-off home run by Stephen Cheney. The Panthers also won a GSAC tournament title at Piedmont in 2003.
Last season, the Panthers went 1-2 in the tournament held at Huntingdon College's Posey Field. The Panthers lost their tournament opener 12-11 to Huntingdon. They eliminated Piedmont 7-5 on Ben Hudson's two-run walk-off home run. Huntingdon eliminated the Panthers with a 6-5 season-ending loss.
2010 GSAC Championship Baseball Tournament Schedule
(All Times are EST)
Friday, April 23
3 p.m. Game 1- #1 LaGrange vs. #4 Huntingdon
7 p.m. Game 2- #2 Piedmont vs. #3 Maryville
Saturday, April 24
12 p.m. Game 3- Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner
4 p.m. Game 4- Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser
8 p.m. Game 5- Game 4 Winner vs. Game 3 Loser
Sunday, April 25
1 p.m. Game 6- Game 3 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner
5 p.m. Game 7- If Game 5 Winner wins Game 6
$10 - Single Day Pass
$20- Tournament Pass
Children under 12 will be admitted free of charge.
There will be no pass list allowed for the tournament per the GSAC protocol.
Parking will be made available for spectators in the Johnny Mize Parking lot located off Laurel Avenue and Swanson Center parking lot located off Georgia Street. Shuttles to Loudermilk Field will be available for spectator use.