2022 Avista NAIA World Series

No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) walks off against No. 9 Georgia Gwinnett 

Game Info

Georgia Gwinnett Grizzlies

Georgia Gwinnett (GA)

VS

7 - 9
Southeastern Fire

Southeastern (FL)

Game #6

2022 NAIA Avista-NAIA World Series – Game Six Recap

No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) walks off against No. 9 Georgia Gwinnett 

FINAL SCORE

No. 1 Southeastern (Fla.) (55-3) def. No. 9 Georgia Gwinnett (46-15), 9-7 | Box Score

Southeastern advances to play Monday at 5:00 p.m. CST in Game 11 against No. 4 LSU Shreveport (La.)

Georgia Gwinnett will play in Game 9 (elimination) against the winner of No. 10 Webber International (Fla.) and No. 6 Westmont (Calif.) on Monday at 10:30 a.m. CST

GAME NOTES/HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Grizzlies came out firing launching back-to-back solo home runs by Livingston Morris and Chase Evans, all with two outs gone in the frame
  • Morris now has 19 homers this season, breaking the old GGC record which was set in 2021
  • The action picked up in the top of the fifth inning where GGC took advantage of two SEU errors and a two RBI single by Braxton Meguiar to build a 6-0 lead
  • Immediately after, the Fire ignited and the bats came alive
  • The action started with a RBI double by Thomas Broyles and continues with a sacrifice fly to right by Abdel Guadalupe
  • With one swing of his bat, Gary Lora launched a three run shot to center field, closing the gap to 6-5
  • Southeastern tied the game on a fielder’s choice and error before scoring their seventh unanswered run as Sam Faith recorded a RBI single
  • With two outs gone, Georgia Gwinnett tied the game thanks to J. Stubbs being hit by the pitch and then brought home by Myles McKisic’s single
  • In the bottom of the ninth, both teams score lines were identical – seven runs, eight hits, and three errors
  • Guadalupe kicked off the inning with a flurry as he doubled to center but the runner was unable to advance on the first sac fly attempt
  • Pinch running, Zach Diewart stood on third base with the second out recorded in the frame
  • Faith tallied the first walk-off of the tournament with a two-run blast to center
  • Fire starting pitcher Robb Adams threw 125 pitches across 7.2 innings with 10 strikeouts and no walks; Alex Munroe came in for relief and earned the decision (W, 6-0) for 1.1 innings of work
  • Grizzly starter Tyler Clayton struck out seven across 4.1 innings before giving way to Gage Williams who pitched GGC through the seventh inning; Tuck Tucker (L, 3-3) allowed two hits and two runs
  • Offensively, Broyles and Faith were both 2-5 for SEU while Guadalupe was 3-4
  • Georgia Gwinnett had Meguiar, Morris, and McKisic end 2-4 in the loss

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