Originally created 04/03/02

Georgia 3, Tennessee Tech 4



ATHENS, Ga. -- Cole Helms scored six strong innings and Tennessee Tech rallied for three runs in the seventh to beat Georgia 4-3 Wednesday.

The Bulldogs (15-8) led 2-1 on a solo homer by Lee Mitchell and an RBI single by Clint Sammons in the second inning.

Jason Fellows had held Tennessee Tech (13-12) to one unearned run through six innings, but was replaced in the seventh by Brad Mathews (1-1) when Ryan Hay walked to open the inning.

After Carlos Martin grounded into a force play, Josh Mosser singled and Ben Shannon walked to fill the bases. Jesse Johnson singled home the tying run, and another run scored on an error by catcher Sammons.

Helms (3-3) batted in the final run with an infield out.

Georgia put runners on first and third with none out in the eighth but managed only one run on an RBI grounder by Marshall Szabo.

Helms yielded nine hits and two runs, walked one and struck out two in his six innings. Doug Vincent pitched the ninth and picked up the save.