DAHLONEGA, Ga. - No. 7-ranked University of North Georgia completed a Peach Belt Conference baseball series sweep with a 4-0 win over visiting Armstrong State University on Sunday afternoon at Bob Stein Field.
The Nighthawks moved to 16-4 overall and 5-1 in the PBC with the wins, while Armstrong State fell to 13-9 overall and 0-6 in the league. The Pirates will return to action on Wednesday, traveling to Belmont Abbey for a 5:00 p.m. contest in Belmont, N.C.
A Trevor Sams solo home run put North Georgia up 1-0 in the second inning. The score remained 1-0 up until the seventh inning, when the Nighthawks plated three runs on a three-run home run by Michael Gouge.
Daniel McCrary (4-1) scattered eight hits in the complete-game shutout, striking out four, to notch the win for the Nighthawks. Sam Goberdhan (3-1) took the loss for the Pirates, giving up six hits and four runs, walking two while striking out 10 in seven innings of work.