Tars Bats Silenced by Cougars

Jared Herron
Jared Herron

COLUMBUS, Ga. (February 23, 2019) – Rollins was shutout for the first time all season Saturday, falling to Columbus State 8-0 in game two of the school's three-game series. 

The 25th-ranked Tars drop to 8-3 on the year while the Cougars improve to 7-4. 

CSU pitcher Jalen Latta had the Tars number, allowing just three hits and two walks with nine strikeouts in seven scoreless innings. 

Jimmy Robbins took the loss for Rollins, surrendering three runs on four hits in four innings. Tate Stone-Frisina and James Hoelle also threw for the Tars. 

Jack Gonzalez went 1-4 to keep his nine-game hitting streak alive. Nick Santucci, Cameron Meehan and Isaiah Russell also went 1-4 on the day. 

Drew Webb led the CSU offense, hitting 2-4 with two runs scored and two RBI on a homer in the third. 

Columbus State scored three in the third inning to put the Tars in an early 3-0 hole. They exploded for four runs in the sixth and one more in the seventh. 

Rollins will meet CSU Sunday at 1 p.m. in the series finale at Burger King Stadium. Fans can follow the action live with links on RollinsSports.com.