The Wolves (3-2) took an early 1-0 lead, but the Jaguars scored the next six runs, as the UWG bats struggled against Augusta State southpaw Kip Custer, who worked seven innings, yielding just one earned run.
West Georgia returns to action today in a 1 p.m. doubleheader against the Jags.
UWG Men’s Golf
The UWG men’s golf team tees off its spring season Monday at the Florida Southern Matlock Invitational at Lone Palm Golf Club in Lakeland, Fla.
The Wolves ended the fall campaign on a solid note, finishing second at the Matt Dyas Memorial Tournament in late October, where freshman Corey Evans won his first tourney at West Georgia with a 3-over par performance over the three rounds.
Evans will be joined by Corbin Edwards, Kevin Clarke, Dan Merriman and Trent Peeples.
West Georgia Tech Baseball
The WGTC baseball team split a doubleheader at Snead State on Saturday, dropping the first game, 6-3, and bouncing back in the nightcap to prevail in a 5-1 contest.
The Golden Knights (6-2) got a strong effort from Kyle Peals on the hill in the second game, as he improved to 4-0 on the season, allowing one run on two hits through five innings, fanning six and walking four.
Blake Butcher led a nine-hit attack for WGTC with two hits. Seven of the other eight batters in the lineup had a hit, as Hudson Power, Sean Watson, Dalton Thrasher and Bryant Prather all recorded an RBI.
West Georgia Tech returns home to host Chattanooga State on Tuesday in a 1:05 p.m. doubleheader in Douglasville.
WGTC Men’s Basketball
The WGTC men’s basketball team earned an 80-64 win over league rival Georgia Northwestern Tech on Friday night in LaGrange, taking control of the game in the second half after going into the break knotted up at 38-all.
Ryan Jones and Randazzero Chaney led the Knights (11-14, 4-3) with 18 points apiece.
WGTC Women’s Basketball
The WGTC women’s basketball team claimed a share of the GCAA/Region 17 Division III regular-season crown on Friday evening behind a 78-69 triumph over Georgia Northwestern Tech in LaGrange.
The Golden Knights (11-15, 5-1) close out the regular season with some positive momentum heading toward the GCAA/Region 17 Tournament in Warner Robins after the dramatic win over the Lady Bobcats (11-10, 4-1).
WGTC will win the regular-season title outright if Georgia Northwestern loses its last conference game on Feb. 16 at Middle Georgia Tech.
On Friday, Nicole Marshall led four Golden Knight scorers in double figures with 17 points. Sha’Ron Forte had 15 points and nine rebounds and Ta’Corria Mann added 14 points and eight boards. Victoria Conner had a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds.
WGTC is now off until Feb. 23 when it opens play in the conference tournament, where it will be either the No. 1 or No. 2 seed.