DAHLONEGA – A Conner Corbitt home run sent the No. 9 University of North Georgia baseball team on a comfortable track to close out Southern Wesleyan with a final score of 8-4 Wednesday evening at Bob Stein Stadium.
After an early Warrior home run in the top of the first, the Nighthawks quickly pulled away as Crews Taylor, Conner Corbitt and Nik Levensteins all hit bombs to give UNG a 7-2 lead through three innings complete.
After the fifth inning, things started to slow down, but not without one final Nighthawk run as a Bill LeRoy hit put Taylor home to stretch the lead to 8-3 before SWU found one more run in the ninth.
Corbitt led the Nighthawks at the plate with two homers, going 2-for-3 with four RBI and two runs scored. William Mapes and Chase Sudduth each had three hits in the game.
Austyn Wright (2-0) earned the win, going three innings while giving up just one hit in his time on the mound.
The Nighthawks will host Francis Marion this weekend and will start with a Friday night matchup at 6 p.m. at Bob Stein Stadium.
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