D.R. helps lead South Georgia to a win over Andrew and a trip to the GCAA Tourney
D.R. Meadows went 2-for-5 and scored two runs as his South Georgia State Hawks defeated Andrew 6-3 on the road. That victory allowed the Hawks to pass Andrew in the GCAA standings. SGA moved from fifth to fourth place by 1/2 a game qualifying the Hawks for the tourney.
The Hawks have been surging late in the season winning six in a row and six out of their last seven. A 12-10 home loss to number one conference team Gordon ended the winning streak on May 4.
On May 8 SGA will play Gordon in the tourney.
During the win streak Meadow had six hits including two doubles and he scored six runs and drove five.
In the regular season Meadows batted ,331 with 14 doubles, 1 triple, 37 runs scored, 30 RBI and 18 stolen bases in 21 attempts. His on base percentage is .402 and slugging percentage is .429.
D.R. continues his torrid April
In the first 15 days of April D.R. Meadows is batting .485 by going 16-for-33 at the plate. In six of the nine games he has played in he had two or more hits.
In the last game of a series against Gordan, D.R. went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two stolen bases. He followed that up with a 3-for-4 game against West Georgia Tech with a double, a run scored, a RBI and a walk.
For the season Meadows is batting .359 with 12 doubles, one triple, 24 RBI, 29 runs scored and 16 stolen bases in 18 attempts (89%).
Meadows extends his hitting streak to 6 games with a pair of multi-hit games against Gordon
D.R. Meadows went 2-for-4 and 3-for-3 in the first two games of South Georgia State’s four-game series Gordon State- ranked 14th nationally in the NJCAA poll.
In the first game- a 14-4 loss- D.R. drove in a first inning run with a single on a 1-2 pitch. He also scored a run in the game. Gordon took the second game 11-5.
Meadows extended his hitting streak to six games and he is batting .500 during this run with 11-hits in 22-at bats.
For the season D.R. is batting .350 with 10 doubles, one triple, 28 runs scored, 22 RBI and 12 stolen bases.
Meadows bats .467 against Andrew as the Hawks take 3-of-4
D.R. Meadows went 7-for-15 and helped lead South Georgia State win 3-of-4 games against Andrew.
In the first game of the home double header, D.R. went 1-for-3 with a RBI, a run scored and a stolen base in a 9-3 SGS victory. Meadows drove in his run with a sacrifice fly in the first inning.
In the second game D.R. went 2-for-4 in a 9-2 loss. Andrew scored six runs in the top of the first to take control of the game.
D.R. is 37-110 for the season and is batting .336 with 10 doubles, one triple, 21 RBI, 27 runs scored and 12 stolen bases.
By winning the series against Andrew, South Georgia moves into fourth place in the GCAA.
1. Gordon 13-4
2. East Georgia 11-4
3. Georgia Highlands 9-8
4. South Georgia 10-10 and 20-19
5. Andrew 8-9
D.R. moves into the cleanup position and helps propel SGS to a 7-0 win
D.R. Meadows batted fourth and went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored and one RBI in South Georgia State’s 7-0 home win over Andrew.
Former Jeff Davis Yellow Jacket pitcher Cody Ogilvie threw a nine-inning two-hitter with seven strikeouts and two walks.
Meadows is batting .330 with 10 doubles, one triple, 26 runs scored, 20 RBI and 11 stolen bases.
Meadows strokes 3 productive hits in SGS’s 9-7 win at Andrew
D.R. Meadows supplied South Georgia State with three of the Hawks’ nine hits and he drove in three runs and scored once in SGS’s 9-7 win at Andrew.
Meadows went 3-for-4 with a strikeout and a stolen base. This was the sixth time this season D.R. has accumulated three hits in a game.
D.R. is batting .330 with 9 doubles, 1 triple, 24 runs scored, 19 RBI and 11 stolen bases. His on-base percentage is .410.
South Georgia drops two-of-three at home to Georgia Highlands
Friday- D.R. went 0-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and he stole a base in South Georgia’s 10-5 home win over Georgia Highlands.
Saturday- Game 1- Meadows went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in a 4-3 loss to Georgia Highlands. On defense he participated in a double play.
The winning run was scored in the top of the ninth of what was a scheduled seven inning game. South Georgia tied the game with two runs in the bottom of the seventh.
Game 2– GH’s Jacob Meyer threw a two-hitter with eight strikeouts and one walk in a 5-0 victory. D.R. went 0-for-2.
In 32 games played Meadows is hitting .316 (30-for-95) with one triple, nine doubles, 23 runs scored, 16 RBI and 10 stolen bases. He has walked 12 times and struck out 21 times.
South Georgia is 17-18 overall and 7-9 in the GCAA. The Hawks are in fifth place and are a 1 1/2 games behind fourth place Georgia Highlands.
D.R. puts together another 3-hit game
For the second game in three D.R. Meadows had a three-hit game. D.R. went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI in a 9-5 win at Georgia Highlands.
Meadows stroked three singles including a run scoring base hit in a three-run third inning. This was his fifth three-hit game of the season.
D.R. is now 29-for-88 and is batting .330 with nine doubles, 1 triple, 21 runs scored and 16 RBI.
D.R. creates 7-of-12 runs in South Georgia’s win over ABAC
D.R. Meadows went 3-for-3 with a triple, a double a single and a sacrifice fly and he drove in five runs and scored two in South Georgia State’s 12-2 home win over ABAC.
That victory stopped the Hawks five-game losing streak.
South Georgia also took the second game of the double header 3-2. Meadows went 0-for-2 in that game with a stolen base.
In game one of the series Meadows went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice and a run scored in an 8-7 loss and in the second game he went 1-for-4 in a 5-3 defeat.
South Georgia is 5-7 in the GCAA and is in fifth place. The Hawks are 15-16 overall.
Meadows is hitting .310 overall and .333 in league games with a .388 and .417 on base percentage. He had hit nine doubles including five in the conference. He has one triple, 19 runs scored, 15 RBI and eight stolen bases.
D.R. extends his hitting streak to 7-games as South Georgia beats West Ga. Tech 3 straight times
D.R. Meadows went a combined 5-for-13 at the plate as South Georgia State knocked off West Georgia Tech three straight times in Carrollton. The winning scores were 7-3, 10-2 and 12-0.
D.R. extended his hitting streak to seven-games and during this stretch he is batting .481 by going 13-for-27 with four doubles, 10 runs scored and nine RBI.
In a Thursday nine-inning game Meadows went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored.
In the Friday double header featuring two seven-inning games, D.R. smacked a double in a 1-for-5 game with two RBI and a strikeout.
In the second game he crushed two more doubles and went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBI, two stolen bases and two runs scored.
For the season Meadows is hitting .323 with seven doubles, 13 runs scored, nine RBI, six stolen bases, seven walks and 14 strikeouts. His on base percentage is .395 and his slugging percentage is .435 giving him an OPS of .830.
On defense he has made one error in 42 chances for a fine .976 fielding percentage.
Up next is a four-game series with East Georgia. The Tuesday, March 12th home game begins at 3 p.m. and a Thursday game in Swainsboro starts at 3. The Saturday doubleheader in Swainsboro starts at 1 p.m.
Meadows opens up GCAA play with 2-for-4 game
The South Georgia State Hawks opened up play in the GCAA with an 8-5 home loss to West Georgia Tech.
D.R. Meadows was one of two Hawks to have a multi-hit game. He went 2-for-4 with a walk, a RBI, two stolen bases and three runs scored.
In his first at bat D.R, reached on a bunt and drove in a run and he later scored. He singled up the middle in his second plate appearance, reached on an error and stole a base his third time up, walked his fourth at bat and flew out to deep right center field in his last trip to the plate.
Meadows has a four game hitting streak in which he is 8-for-14 (.571) with six runs scored.
D.R. is now hitting .306 with four doubles, nine runs scored, five RBI and four stolen bases. His on base percentage is .382 and his OPS is .770.
Meadows bats .500 against Lake Michigan College
D.R. Meadows went a combined 3-for-6 in South Georgia State’s home doubleheader sweep of Lake Michigan College.
In game one D.R. went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored in a 13-3 win. He followed that up with a 1-for-3 game with a walk and a run scored in a 9-8 victory.
Meadows, who has a three-game hitting streak and at least one hit in four out of his last five games, has raised his batting average to .289 with 4 doubles, 4 RBI and 6 runs scored.
D.R. hits his 3rd South Georgia double
In the second game of a home doubleheader against the College of Central Florida, D.R. Meadows hit his third double for South Georgia State. Meadows went 1-for-3 with a run scored and a strikeout in a 6-4 loss.
In the first game- a 14-4 South Georgia loss- D.R. went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
Meadows is batting .206 with 3 doubles, 3 runs scored, 1 stolen base, 3 walks and 13 strikeouts.
D.R. goes 2-for-5 in a doubleheader at St. John’s River
D.R. Meadows started both games of a doubleheader at St. John’s River and went a combined 2-for-5. In the first game- an 11-5 loss- he stroked a double in three at bats and scored a run and on defense he was a part of a South Georgia State double play.
In the second game Meadows went 1-for-2 with two walks, a stolen base and a strikeout. St. John’s scored a run in the bottom of the sixth and won the seven-inning game 5-4.
D.R. is batting .214 (6-for-28) with two doubles, three walks, 11 strikeouts, two runs scored and one stolen base. His on base percentage is .290.
The Hawks had won six games in a row before they lost four in a row to St. John’s River. South Georgia is 6-7.
Baseball is a game of inches
They say baseball is a game of inches and D.R. Meadows would probably agree with that based on what happened to him at Tallahassee Community College.
In his first and fourth at bat he came inches away from stroking two hits and driving in at least two runs. Instead he wound up going 0-4 with three strikeouts in a 7-2 South Georgia State loss.
Meadows batted third and played left field and in his first at bat he came to the plate with one out and a runner at third base. He fouled off some pitches and then on a 2-2 pitch he lined a ball up the middle and if not for the pitcher making a spectacular catch he would have had a single and a RBI.
In his fourth trip to the plate he had a bases loaded situation with two down and South Georgia trailed 4-2. Again on a 2-2 pitch he hit a blooper down the right field line and just missed a single by inches as the ball went foul. On the next pitch Meadows looked at strike three.
D.R. is 4-for-11 (.364) on the season with a double.
D.R. ends his fall schedule scoring six runs on four hits in a doubleheader sweep
The South Georgia State Hawks ended their fall schedule with a home doubleheader sweep over Thomas University and D.R. Meadows stroked four hits (4-for-5) and scored six runs in the two games decided by large margins- 17-2 and 13-2.
In the first game Meadows played left field and almost hit for the cycle. He smashed a triple, a double and a single. He also walked and scored all four times he was on base.
In the second game he moved to third base and he had a single, a walk and he grounded out to second base. He touched home twice.
Meadows goes 1-for-3 in first game back in Swainsboro
The last time D.R. Meadows in Swainsboro with the Toombs County Bulldogs was the final regular season game in 2017. Meadows pitched Toombs to a complete five inning 13-0 win over the Tigers which clinched a playoff birth. He allowed only three hits with seven strikeouts and one walk. At the plate he went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and a run batted in.
In his first trip to Emmanuel County as a member of the South Georgia Hawks, Meadows went 1-for-3 in the first game of a doubleheader with East Georgia which ended in a 3-3 tie. D.R, got in to a rundown which allowed the tying run to score and he wound up safe at second base.
D.R. played left field in the first game and was back at shortstop for the second game. He grounded out to short and smacked a double in the second game.
Meadows is 6-for-12 (.500) this fall.
D.R. smashes a triple in his second game
In a fall game which was one-sided from the beginning, D.R. Meadows went 1-for-3 with a triple in South Georgia’s blowout win over GameOn. Meadows, who started at shortstop, also struck out and grounded out to third base. In his first two games D.R. is 4-for-7.
Meadows goes 3-for-4 in his first South Georgia Hawk fall game
D.R. Meadows made his South Georgia State debut on September 14 in the second game of a home doubleheader against East Georgia. He went 3-for-4 at the plate with three singles and a fly ball to center field. Defensively Meadows started at shortstop and handled four plays flawlessly in SGS’s 9-4 loss.
In his first at bat D.R. flied out to center and then he followed with three straight singles. He singled to left, smashed a liner to left and then in his final trip to the plate just missed ripping an extra base hit down the third base line- the ball was ruled foul. Meadows wound up reaching on an infield hit. He hit a grounder to the first baseman, who handled the ball cleanly. D.R., who swings from the right side of the box, was still able to beat the first baseman to the bag.