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Georgia wins Athens Regional to advance to the Super Regionals


Georgia 18 GT 6

ATHENS, Ga. —Top-seeded and number eight national seed Georgia pounded out 18 hits and took advantage of six Georgia Tech errors to cruise to an 18-6 victory over the Yellow Jackets to win the NCAA Athens Regional Monday in front of 3,518 at Foley Field.

The Bulldogs (39-22-1) advance to the Super Regional round where they will face N.C. State (41-20) beginning Friday at 12 p.m. ET at Foley Field on ESPN. Game two of the Super Regional will be Saturday at 12 p.m. (ESPN2) and Sunday will be at 4 p.m. (ESPN2). The winner of the best two-out-of-three series will advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., June 14-25.

It was the second time in as many days Georgia defeated its in-state rival as the Bulldogs won four straight games in the Athens Regional after falling to Lipscomb Friday in game one. The Bulldogs defeated Georgia Tech (41-21) 8-0 on Sunday to force a rematch. Georgia is now 15-0 in elimination games at Foley Field.

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  • fallex

    Uggh. Uhhh. Indeed. Another loss to the mutts. This one was especially painful. Anyone else feel like VonTersch could have been left in there for the 2nd inning?

  • Fallex…Do you think Beckham is the best SS available?

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