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Problem is, he had to break the news to Cagle – who had pitched a complete game on Thursday in Stillman’s first-round 3-2 victory over Benedict at Eagle Stadium.
“He kind of looked at me and said, ‘I want the ball,’” Crawford said.
So Crawford gave it to him. Again. And the left-hander gutted out a 7-2 victory over Paine College that extended the Tigers’ SIAC winning streak to 39 games and captured their fifth conference tournament title in the last six years.
“I had to find a way to get outs,” said Cagle (8-4), who gave up eight hits, while walking two and striking out three. “I didn’t have my best stuff today. I just had to battle through it and fight. … I did the same thing last year.”
|2012 SIAC BASEBALL CHAMPIONS|
STILLMAN COLLEGE TIGERS
(PHOTO COURTESY STILLMAN COLLEGE ATHLETICS)
2012 SIAC Baseball All-Tournament Team
Corbin Williams, Albany State University
Eddie Mathis, Albany State University
Brett Bullard, Claflin University
Justin Bartley, Miles College
Darren Stokes, Paine College
Zachary Drummond, Paine College
Tyler Padgett, Paine College
Tyler Vails, Stillman College
Kameron McCreless, Stillman College
Dion Bryant, Stillman College
Tournament MVP: Josh Cagle, Stillman College
Most Outstanding Coach: Donny Crawford, Stillman College
Third Place: Albany State University
Runner-Up: Paine College