Share West Florida Sweep Double Header Over Valdosta State April 28, 2007Box ScoreVALDOSTA, Ga. – West Florida (36-16, 10-7 GSC) swept the first day double header over Valdosta State (26-28, 7-10 GSC) with a 4-1 game-two victory on Saturday afternoon in Valdosta State. With the win the Argonauts secured the number three seed in the Gulf South Conference East Division guaranteeing them a spot in the GSC Tournament taking place in Millington, Tenn.In the second inning, Valdosta State took the first lead of the game with on a Chris Harris RBI single up the middle, scoring Brandon Atkins.West Florida evened the score on an RBI single by Peter Antoske (Olmsted Township, Ohio/ St. Edwards HS) in the fifth inning. Antoske’s lined shot knocked in Jacob Whisenhunt (Mobile, Ala./ LB Wallace CC) from third, who reach on a Blazer error.Valdosta State tried to retake the lead in the fifth inning when they attempted to steal home with two outs. With two outs the Blazers shortstop, Justin Huff, took off on a Jon Sintes (Fort Walton Beach, Fla. / Pensacola Junior College) pitch, but an alert Whisenhunt made the play at the plate.The Argonauts took the lead in the top half of the seventh, with three unearned runs in the final inning of the game. Whisenhunt got things going with a single to center field. A pair of walks loaded the bases for West Florida and two runners score on an error by the Blazer first baseman. The final run also crossed the plate following another Valdosta State error.Sintes (8-4) picked up the win going six innings allowing one run on three hits, while striking out seven and walking only one.The Argonauts and Blazers will conclude their three-game series with one game tomorrow afternoon beginning at 12 p.m. Follow the action with “Live Stats” or listen to the live broadcast all at goargos.comPrint Friendly Version
Earlier last night, London 2012 champions Mexico failed to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic men’s football in Rio after losing 1-0 to South Korea.Kwon Chang-hoon’s stunning strike secured the win for the Koreans, who finished top of Group C.Argentina was also knocked out at the group stage after a 1-1 draw with Honduras, but Germany progressed after beating Fiji 10-0.Hosts Brazil was playing Denmark as at press time.The Brazilians, currently second in Group A on two points, have not even scored at the tournament following goalless draws with Iraq and Denmark.Scoring was not a problem for Germany against Fiji.SC Freiburg forward Nils Petersen hit five goals, Schalke midfielder Max Meyler grabbed a hat-trick and Arsenal’s Serge Gnabry scored twice as Germany finished second in Group C to set up a last-eight match with Portugal.The Portuguese finished top of Group D after drawing 1-1 with Algeria in Belo Horizonte.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Reigning champions Mexico knocked outColombia brought Nigeria’s Dream Team VI back to reality from their fairytale run at the ongoing men’s football tournament of the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil with a deserving 2-0 victory over the African champions a place in the last eight.They were the hungrier of the two teams as Dream Team without four of the players that defeated Japan and Sweden back-to-back on the pitch.Nigeria’s four goals hero in the clash with Japan in the opening match, Oghenekaro Etebo forced out by injury and Dream Team finished the game with 10 players as they have exhausted their substitutions slot.