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The Cougars (21-18, 11-7 CAA) won 10-1 in Game 1 before winning the final 5-4.
Hawkins continued to enjoy CAA shots, going 5 of 9 with four runs scored, two doubles, two homers and six RBIs in the double title. The senior outfielder finished the weekend’s sweep 9 for 15 (0.643) with seven RBIs, 17 total goals and a 1.214 shooting percentage.
Landon Choboy went 3 for 5 in Game 1 with four RBIs for the Cougars. Pooser threw a gem, scattering four hits in seven shutout innings while setting a career-high with eight strikeouts.
Connor Campbell deployed four innings in 21/3 innings in Game 2.
Ari Sechopoulos had four hits and achieved two key points in the double title. Joseph Mershon reached five times, scored three points and made several stellar defensive plays, and Matt Lobeck finished the day 4 for 7 with a crucial RBI single and a run scored.
No 4 Miss. State 9, No 15 South Carolina 6
COLUMBIA – Andrew Eyster had two home runs and drove four, but Mississippi State (35-10, 16-7 SEC) scored all nine runs in the first five innings in a win over North Carolina. South (27-17, 11-12).
The Bulldogs completed nine races with homework assistance from Rowdy Jordan, Logan Tanner and Luke Hancock.
South Carolina began to lead the Bulldogs with an Eyster home run in the fourth. Wes Clarke girded his 18th homer of the season in the sixth, a two-point shot. Eyster then came back in the seventh and hit a three-run home run to the right to make it 9-6.
Colin Burgess had two hits for the Gamecocks.
Will Sanders took the loss on the mound, allowing four earned runs and six hits with three strikeouts in 21/3 innings. The last three Gamecocks to pitch – Wesley Sweatt, Jaret Bennett and Daniel Lloyd – have combined to rule out the Bulldogs over the past 32/3 innings.
Winthrop 17-9, Charleston Southern 4-7
Winthrop hit 20 hits in the 17-4 win in Game 1 of a double title, then delayed a late rally from Charleston Southern to win Game 2 9-7.
Andrew Bullock was 4 for 7 with a homerun, walk and four RBIs in both games for the Buccaneers (14-23, 14-19 Big South).
Chase Gockel, Jack Dungan, Connor Yoger and Bradyn Kail all recorded scoreless outings on the mound for the Bucs’ launch staff.
Scout McFalls led Winthrop (15-23, 12-17) with a day of six hits including a home run, triple and double over the two games as the Eagles registered 31 hits and 26 runs scored in the above double. Joey Tepper added six hits on the day and added a brace to mark his weekend.
Georgia Tech 6, Clemson 5
ATLANTA – Justyn-Henry Malloy’s solo home run in the ninth inning gave Georgia Tech (23-18, 17-12 ACC) a victory over Clemson.
The Yellow Jackets scored three runs in the second inning, the first two on John Anderson’s two-run homeroom.
Bryce Teodosio entered the third round with his sixth homerun of the season. Georgia Tech took a 4-1 lead with a run in the fourth inning, then the Tigers (22-20, 15-14) scored in the fifth inning on James Parker.
In the sixth inning, back-to-back doubles from Bryar Hawkins and Davis Sharpe netted a run, then Kier Meredith tied the score 4-4 with a sacrificed fly.
At the top of the eighth inning, JD Brock started with a walk and scored on the two-out double from James Parker. Late in the eighth inning, Jake DeLeo tore a single to score the tie. Later in the inning, DeLeo tried to score in the singles with an Austin Wilhite out to right field, but Dylan Brewer knocked him home.
After the first two batters were put out in the ninth inning, Malloy smashed a long homerun to left field.
Chance Huff (1-0) was victorious, while Geoffrey Gilbert (3-5) suffered defeat.
Troy 9, Carolina Coast 7
CONWAY – Coastal Carolina (21-20, 5-9 Sun Belt) scored seven combined runs in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings, but once again couldn’t overcome an early deficit in a loss to Troy ( 23-21, 9-8).
After just three hits in the first five innings, the Chants offense led by seven runs on six hits over the next three innings led by three hits each from Parker Chavers (3 for 5, 2G, 2 RBIs ) and BT Riopelle (3 for 5, RBI, run, SB). Junior Tyler Johnson had a two-run homer in the eighth inning, his second of the season.