Davies Shuts Down Tigers

Davies Shuts Down Tigers

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Davies Shuts Down Tigers

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Greensboro, NC – The 2012 ACC Baseball ended Saturday afternoon for the Tigers.  Georgia Tech took command early and the Clemson offense never got going as the Tigers fell 5-1 at NewBridge Bank Park.

Georgia Tech’s starting pitcher Jake Davies dominated the Tigers on the mound and started the game with a two-run homerun.  Davies went six innings and only gave up two hits, one run and one earned run.  Jake is hitting .455 for the tournament with four homeruns.

Kevin Pohle got the start for the Tigers, but had an early exit.  Pohle pitched two innings and gave up six hits, four runs and four earned runs.  Scott Firth pitched well for the Tigers going 6.1 innings and only giving up four hits, one run and no earned runs.  Joseph Moorefield  got the final two outs for the Tigers.

Clemson scored only one run on five hits.  Steve Wilkerson was 1-4 with one RBI coming from a solo homerun.  Brittle, Attanasio, Stolz and Felder each had one hit for the Tigers.

Georgia Tech jumped out to an early lead.  Jake Davies hit a two-run homerun to right field to put the Jackets up 2-0.

Clemson bounced right back in the bottom of the first.  Steve Wilkerson ledoff with a homerun just over the left field wall.

In the top of the first Georgia Tech used two doubles to add another run.  The Jackets plated two more in the third to stretch the lead to 5-1.

Clemson fell to 33-26 on the season with the loss.  The Tigers will now wait until Monday to find out their destination for next weekend’s regional.  Clemson will enter postseason losing five of their last six games.

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