VALDOSTA -- After almost of month of struggling to find run production, Valdosta State baseball had so much fun crossing home plate Tuesday, they didn't want to stop.

The Blazers pummeled Albany State 21-5 at Billy Grant Field in a nine inning game, prolonged after neither team mentioned the 10-run rule after the seventh inning with the Blazers leading 19-5.

Valdosta State (7-7) avenged a 4-3 loss to the Golden Rams nearly three weeks ago in Albany by pounding out 17 hits, 10 of which came in the second inning.

After Albany State's Cedric Gibson homered off Blazers' starter Jacques Wattecamps in the first inning, Valdosta State took out its run-starved frustration on the Golden Rams, scoring 13 runs in the second inning alone. Blazers' right fielder John McDonald went 2-for-3 in the inning.

Following two losses to top-ranked Florida Southern Friday and Saturday, in which Valdosta State scored just five runs in 23 innings, Blazers' head coach Tommy Thomas remained unimpressed with his team's run production.

"We're still lacking in our run production," Thomas said. "In spite of our 21 runs tonight, it's still something we're concerned with."

Thomas did say the Blazers have been solid defensively, particularly since the return of first baseman Josh Owsley, who was relegated to the designated hitter slot in the lineup the first few weeks of the season because of arm troubles.

Thomas played all 16 of the Blazers' position players Tuesday and threw five pitchers, starting with Wattecamps (2-1), who picked up the win after going five innings, allowing five runs to go along with five strikeouts.

The Blazers had six hitters with multiple RBIs, most coming in the second inning, which was highlighted by Owsley's three RBI triple and Nick James' two-run homer. James led the Valdosta State at the plate with a 3-for-4 day scoring four runs.

Jud Seymour (1-for-3, two RBI), Robert Morgan (2-for-3, two RBI), Jeremy Edwards (1-for-3, two RBI) and Brian Hicks (2-for-3, three RBI) were the Blazers' other multiple RBI hitters.

Demario Wiley was tagged with loss for Albany State (12-11) after throwing just 1 2/3 innings, allowing 13 runs, only one of which was earned. Zhadrin Miley threw 150 pitches in relief and walked 11 Blazers.

Valdosta State will start Brian Bass on the mound Thursday when they host Nova Southeastern at 6 p.m.

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