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USC, Clemson open with wins

From staff reports
Posted 2/15/20

COLUMBIA - South Carolina scored six runs in the bottom of the first inning and opened its baseball season with a 10-0 victory over Holy Cross on Friday at Founders Park.

Bryant Bowen hit a 3-run home run in the first inning to make it 3-0. …

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USC, Clemson open with wins

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COLUMBIA - South Carolina scored six runs in the bottom of the first inning and opened its baseball season with a 10-0 victory over Holy Cross on Friday at Founders Park.

Bryant Bowen hit a 3-run home run in the first inning to make it 3-0. Dallas Beaver had a 2-run double, and George Callil had a run-scoring single.

Andrew Eyster added a solo home run.

Carmen Mlodzinski pitched seven shutout innings. He scattered six hits while striking out three and walking one.

Clemson 5

Liberty 3

CLEMSON - Clemson opened its baseball season with a 5-3 victory over Liberty on Friday at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

Junior left-hander Sam Weatherly totaled a career-high eight strikeouts as Tiger pitchers combined to strand 17 runners.

Freshman lefty Geoffrey Gilbert earned the win by allowing one hit and no runs in two innings. Carson Spiers pitched the final three innings to record the save.

Sam Hall evened the score 1-1 with a home run in the fourth inning, then Adam Hackenberg lined a run-scoring single to give the Tigers a 2-1 lead.