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The Tuskegee News, March 17, 2011, Page B-1 PORTS After a struggling start to the sea- son, the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers baseball team righted the ship this past weekend on the road with three wins over the Kentucky State Thorobreds. Playing in Frankfort, Ky the Golden Tigers held on for a 10-8 vic- tory on Saturday, March 12, and fol- lowed that up with by sweeping a doubleheader 5"2 and 14-4 on Sun- day, March 13. Tuskegee improved to 4-6 in all games while getting off to a perfect 3- 0 start in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) play. The Golden Tigers outscored the Thorobreds 39" 14 and pounded out outhit Kentucky State 40-20 in the three-game sweep. Tuskegee returned to action Wednesday, March 16 at Livingston. The Golden Tigers return home this weekend for a doubleheader against Stillman in SIAC play Saturday, March 19 beginning at noon. The same two teams tangle Sun- day, March 20 in a single game be- ginning at noon. TU 10, Kentucky State 10 In Saturday's opener, Jonathan Allen worked five innings of scoreless ball for the Golden Tigers in notching the victory to go to 1-0 on the season. He allowed three hits, walked two and struck out four. Clary Tavin struggled in 3 and 1/3 innings, allowing all eight runs on eight hits, walking four and striking out five. William McCray got the save for the Golden Tigers, striking out two for the final two outs of the game. Jeremy Williams and Gene Moody led the Tuskegee offense with three hits each. Both had home runs and drove in two runs each. Cash Oliver, William McCray and Bryant Chambliss chipped in with a pair of hits each. McCray drove in a pair of runs with two doubles. Oliver scored three runs and Chambliss crossed the plate twice. TU 5, Kentucky State 2 Behind the pitching of Darrion Stubbs and McCray, the Golden Tigers took a 5-2 win in the opening game of Sunday's doubleheader. Stubbs leveled his season record at 2-2 with the win by going six innings, allowing only four hits and one earned run. He walked two and struck out a pair. McCray worked the final inning in giving up a hit and earned run while walking one and notching two strike- outs. Seven Golden Tigers collected a hit each with Cameron Duncan knock- ing in a pair of runs in leading the offense. Williams scored a pair of runs. TU 14, Kentucky State 4 In wrapping up the series in Sun" day's second game, Tuskegee pounded two Kentucky State pitch- ers for 18 hits in 14 runs in cruising to the win. Beneficiary of the offense output was pitcher William Buford who worked the full seven-inning game. He surrendered only five hits in al- lowing three earned runs, walking four and striking out six. Buford im- proved to 2-1. Leading the way on offense for TU was Duncan with five hits in five trips to the plate. He scored a team high three runs. Buford was effective at the plate as well as on the mound. He added three hits with four runs batted in. Oliver contributed three more hits with two runs scored. Allen and Mc" Cray chipped in a pair of hits each with McCray finishing with three runs batted in. Moody, Williams and Oliver each scored two runs. TU News Bureau lowed only four runs. Taylor struck out seven batters, holding the Lady FreshmanKarisa Foye (4-2) was the Tigers to seven runs in 13 inning of winning pitcher in three of the four pitching. softball games the Lady Golden Tigers The Lady Golden Tigers batted .358 of Tuskegee (6-4, 4-0 SIAC West) won as they pounded the Lady Tigers with against Stillman College on Friday, 39 hits and 26 runs, including six dou- March 11 and Saturday, March 12 at bles and two home runs. Megan the Tuskegee University Women's Moore and Foye belted home runs for Softball Field. Tuskegee. Meanwhile, the Lady Tigers The Lady Golden Tigers defeated of Stillman had 113 at bats and scored the Lady Tigers 5-0 and 4-2 on Friday only 11 runs. and 9-2 and 8-7 on Saturday. Moore, Kristen O'Neal, Alex Griffin, Foye was the winner of the 4-2 vic- Taylor and Foye led the Lady Golden tory on Friday and both games Satur- Tigers as they batted .500, .500, .429 day. Jennifer Taylor (2-2) got the and .667 and .444, respectively victory in the Lady Golden Tigers' 5-0 The Lady Golden Tigers will travel win on Friday. to Jasper to participate in the South- In the four-game series against Still- ern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference man, Foye did not allow an earned Softball,Crossover, Thursday-Friday, run. She struck out '15 batters and al- March 17-19. and Turkey Federation partner The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwa- wildlife resources. ter Fisheries Division (WFF) has two For more information about the Na- strong, closely linked partners in the tional Wild Turkey Federation visit areas of land acquisition and habitat www.nwtf.org. management, the National Wild For more information about the Ala- TurkeyFederation(NWTF)anc theAl- bama Chapter of the National Wild abama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation visit www.nwt- Turkey Federation. fchapter.org/alabamastatechapter/. 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