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Georgia Southern Shuts Out University of South Carolina Baseball Team in Dominant Win

In a commanding display of power and pitching prowess, Georgia Southern delivered an 8-0 shutout victory over the University of South Carolina baseball team on Wednesday night (April 3) at Founders Park. The Eagles’ offensive onslaught, combined with stellar pitching, left the Gamecocks struggling to muster any significant offense throughout the game.

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Georgia Southern wasted no time asserting dominance, launching five runs in the second inning, highlighted by a grand slam from Sam Blancato. Blancato continued to torment the Gamecocks, adding a solo home run in the fourth inning to extend the Eagles’ lead to 6-0. Despite a strong effort from Carolina’s pitching staff, which amassed a season-high 17 strikeouts, Georgia Southern’s offensive barrage proved too much to handle.

Carolina’s Dylan Eskew contributed four strikeouts, while Eddie Copper suffered the loss on the mound after surrendering three runs in just over an inning before exiting the game due to injury. Despite valiant efforts from Kennedy Jones and Cole Messina, who both doubled during the game, the Gamecocks struggled to capitalize on scoring opportunities, resulting in their first shutout of the season.

From the early offensive onslaught to the dominant pitching performance, Georgia Southern’s comprehensive victory underscored their superiority on the field, leaving the University of South Carolina baseball team searching for answers as they look to bounce back from the defeat.

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