1997 Peach Belt Conference Tournament

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The 1997 Peach Belt Conference baseball tournament consisted of 2 rounds. The first round was a best of 3 series hosted by the higher seed. The 4 winners then played a double elimination tournament held in Kennesaw, GA. #1 Kennesaw State University defeated #2 Georgia College and State University for the title.

Participating Teams[edit]

Seed School Conf. Record Head Coach
1 Kennesaw State University 19-4 Mike Sansing
2 Georgia College and State University 18-6 Steve Mrowka
3 Francis Marion University 14-9 Gerry Griffin
4 Columbus State University 14-10 Chip Reese
5 Armstrong Atlantic State University 10-14 Joe Roberts
6 University of North Carolina at Pembroke 9-14 Danny Davis
7 University of South Carolina Aiken 9-15 Tony Casas
8 Augusta State University 9-15 Skip Fite


Game Results[edit]

First Round[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Augusta State University 5-1 Kennesaw State University
Game 2 Kennesaw State University 22-5 Augusta State University
Game 3 Kennesaw State University 6-0 Augusta State University Kennesaw State advances to finals
Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Georgia College and State University 8-2 University of South Carolina Aiken
Game 2 Georgia College and State University 7-2 University of South Carolina Aiken Georgia College advances to finals
Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Francis Marion University 5-2 University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Game 2 Francis Marion University 4-2 University of North Carolina at Pembroke Francis Marion advances to finals
Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Columbus State University 7-2 Armstrong Atlantic State University
Game 2 Armstrong Atlantic State University 8-4 Columbus State University
Game 3 Armstrong Atlantic State University 10-5 Columbus State University Armstrong Atlantic advances to finals


Finals[edit]

Game Winner Score Loser Notes
Game 1 Francis Marion University 5-3 Georgia College and State University
Game 2 Kennesaw State University 6-4 Armstrong Atlantic State University
Game 3 Kennesaw State University 10-5 Francis Marion University
Game 4 Georgia College and State University 8-2 Armstrong Atlantic State University Armstrong Atlantic eliminated
Game 5 Georgia College and State University 5-2 Francis Marion University Francis Marion eliminated
Game 6 Kennesaw State University 11-1 Georgia College and State University Kennesaw State advances to NCAA tournament