Jackets win in extra innings, take series from Tigers


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Jackets win in extra innings, take series from Tigers

ATLANTA, GA. – Georgia Tech hit three two-out singles in the 10th inning to score two runs, capped off by Ryan Peurifoy’s walkoff single, in its 5-4 win over Clemson at Russ Chandler Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets, who won the series 2-1, improved to 26-17 overall and 11-13 in the ACC. The Tigers fell to 23-21 overall and 10-14 in ACC play. Clemson is 8-4 in its last 12 ACC games, as the four losses have been by a combined five runs.

After Matt Gonzalez’s two-run homer in the first inning, Clemson scored the next three runs, the last two coming on solo homers by Weston WilsonWeston Wilson
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and Steven DuggarSteven Duggar
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Moore, SC

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in the top of the fifth inning. Wade Bailey tied the score 3-3 when he scored on Thomas Smith’s two-out, infield single in the bottom of the fifth inning. Reed RohlmanReed Rohlman
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’s run-scoring single in the top of the 10th inning gave Clemson a 4-3 lead. But Georgia Tech rallied with two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning.

Zac Ryan (7-1) earned the win despite allowing a run in the 10th inning. Clate SchmidtClate Schmidt
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(1-2) suffered the loss.

Clemson takes five days off for final exams before hosting Louisville in a three-game series starting Saturday at 1 p.m. on RSN.


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