FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Ga Tech 11 Coastal Carolina 4
ATLANTA – Derek Dietrich collected three hits and drove in five runs to lead Georgia Tech (33-14) to an 11-4 victory over No. 15 Coastal Carolina (38-11) Sunday afternoon at Russ Chandler Stadium. The win helped Tech to its second-straight weekend series victory after defeating Wake Forest in two of three games a week ago.
Dietrich drove in runs in the first, fifth, sixth and eighth innings and hit his 14th home run of the season as the Yellow Jackets pushed their streak to 15-consecutive games with a home run. Dietrich is the only freshman in the Atlantic Coast Conference with more than 10 home runs this season and leads all freshmen while standing second in the league with 56 RBI on the year.
Miami (FL) 15 St. Mary’s 3
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Junior right fielder Dennis Raben tied career-highs going 4-for-4 with four RBI including his sixth home run and No. 1 Miami tied a season-high with 17 hits in a 15-3 win over Saint Mary’s (Calif.) Sunday afternoon at Mark Light Field. Miami (39-5) picked up its sixth three-game series sweep of the season with the win, out-scoring Saint Mary’s (22-22-1) 30-to-9 on the weekend.
Raben, who tied career-highs in hits and RBI, reached base in all five plate appearances with a walk in the first inning, a single in the second, a home run in the fourth and two more singles in the sixth and seventh innings. Blake Tekotte had three hits for the sixth time this season, going 3-for-4 with three runs scored while three other Hurricanes – Mark Sobolewski, Adan Severino and Jason Hagerty – all finished with two hits.
NC State 4 High Point 2
RALEIGH, N.C. – Tommy Foschi and Drew Martin, the bottom of the NC State batting order, combined to drive in three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, and four Wolfpack relievers combined on a six-hitter to lift the 18th-ranked Pack to a 4-2 victory over High Point on Sunday at Doak Field at Dail Park.
NC State, which won for the 18th time in its last 23 games, improved to 32-14 with the win. High Point fell to 18-25 with the loss. High Point won the opening game of the two-game series Saturday night, 9-6. The Wolfpack’s victory on Sunday earned the Pack a split of the two-game series.
Game 1: Va Tech 7 Presbyterian 1
Game 2: VT 6 Presbyterian 5
BLACKSBURG, Va. – A walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the tenth inning by designated hitter Matt Blow lifted the Virginia Tech baseball team to a 6-5 win in game two of a Sunday afternoon doubleheader at English Field with non-conference foe Presbyterian College.
The Hokies (20-27) also claimed game one by a score of 7-1 behind a stellar performance from starter Rhett Ballard (High Point, N.C.) to complete the sweep and drop the visiting Blue Hose to 12-32.
FSU 13 Clemson 4
Clemson, S.C. – Third-ranked Florida State (39-7, 21-5 ACC) captured its second straight win over Clemson (24-22-1, 10-15-1) with a 13-4 victory Saturday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. FSU pounded out 17 hits including eight for extra bases on four home runs, three doubles and a triple. Eleven different Seminoles registered a base hit while the 13 runs were the most scored on the Tigers in the series since a 20-5 Florida State victory in Tallahassee back on April 5, 1997.
Florida State scored in six of the nine innings while nine of the 13 runs scored in game two came on two outs. It was the fifth time this year that the Seminole offense has hit at least four home runs in a game. The last four home run game came in the curfew shorten 7 inning thriller against the Hurricanes.