Former Toombs County Bulldog D.R. Meadows started off the final game of a three-game set at Augusta State by striking out and flying out to left field. However, after that Columbus State’s leadoff hitter singled his next four times he came to the plate. His 4-for-6 day extended his multi-hit streak to six games.
Last season at South Georgia Meadows had two sets of three-game multi-hit streaks and as a member of Game On he had four straight multi-hit games in the national tourney.
The four-hit game is the first of his career. In his current six game hitting streak Meadows has raised his batting average from .233 to .311 by going 14-for-30 (.467).
D.R. has scored 14 tuns and driven in 7. He has hit 3 doubles and is 7-for-8 stealing bases.
At third base Meadows had five fielding opportunities in the three-game sweep of Augusta. He handled them all and had four assists and one put out. His fielding percentage for the season- in fifty opportunities in which he has made only one error- is .980.
Columbus State had to come from behind to improve its record to 17-3 and 11-1 in the Peach Belt Conference. The Jaguars scored five runs in the second inning to take a 5-1 lead.
In the fifth inning D.R. led off with a single to left and scored on a three-tun home run which tied the game at 5-all. The Cougars scored four in the eighth to secure their 10th straight victory by a 9-5 score.
Meadows also singled to left in the sixth inning, singled to right in the eighth and reached on an infield hit to the left side in the ninth.