USC Defeats Georgia 7-1, Sweep In Sight

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From USC Sports Information

Columbia, SC --- South Carolina sophomore left-hander Jordan Montgomery carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and 12th ranked South Carolina scored in five of eight innings at the plate on the way to a 7-1 win over Georgia on Senior Day at Carolina Stadium in front of a sellout crowd of 8,242 fans.

USC wins the series and improves to 36-14 and 15-10 in the SEC with Georgia dropping to 18-30 and 5-18 in league play.

Montgomery allowed one run on two hits in seven innings with three walks and two strikeouts. He is now 4-1 on the year. Georgia starter Blake Dieterich suffered the loss and is 2-3 for the season. He allowed five runs on five hits in 4.2 innings with a walk and three strikeouts.

Senior right-hander Colby Holmes pitched two scoreless innings with just one hit allowed and two strikeouts to close out the victory for Carolina. Joey Pankake and Graham Saiko each went 2-for-4 to lead the Gamecocks at the plate. Farmer

Before Saturday's contest, the Gamecocks honored nine seniors (Nolan Belcher, LB Dantzler, Colby Holmes, Dante Rosenberg, Patrick Sullivan, Sean Sullivan, Chase Vergason, Tyler Webb and Adam Westmoreland) in a pregame ceremony.

The series concludes on Sunday with first pitch at 1:30 p.m.

 

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