Yellow Jackets drop 2/3 to the Hurricanes

Georgia Tech was unable to finish out game 3 in order to take the series. They were ahead 4-1 leading into the 7th, but Miami made a late comeback to win the rubber match 5-4.

Game 1 was all the Yellow Jackets. Starting pitcher on the mound, LHP Brant Hurter, dealt an absolute gem. He went seven innings, allowing just one run on six hits and struck out five. LHP Josiah Siegel closed in the final 1.2 innings hitless and scoreless.

Game 1 offensively for Georgia Tech was absolutely dominant. The Yellow Jackets exploded in the third inning for eight unanswered runs. Justyn-Henry Malloy led the way with two home runs and a double for six RBI. Tres Gonzalez had three hits (two doubles) for three RBI. Andrew Jenkins went 3-for-4, along with Luke Waddell and John Anderson also having a multi-hit day.

Game 2 was all Miami. Starting pitcher on the mound, RHP Andy Archer, struggled a little bit. He went three innings, allowing five runs on nine hits and he received the loss. In relief, LHP Joseph Mannelly and LHP Dalton Smith dealt a combined 4.2 innings.

Game 2 offensively for Georgia Tech was very bleak. Luke Waddell finished 2-for-2 with a walk and HBP. Kevin Parada, Justyn-Henry Malloy, and John Anderson recorded the team’s three RBI.

Game 3 was a back and forth kind of game, but at the end of it, Miami was able to pull away with the win. Starting pitcher on the mound, RHP Marquis Grissom Jr, was absolutely terrific. He went 5.1 innings, he allowed just one run on four hits and struck out four.

Game 3 offensively for Georgia Tech was all Justyn-Henry Malloy, who went 2-for-4 on the day with a double.

Yellow Jackets return back in action on Tuesday, as they welcome in the team that is 72 miles northeast of Atlanta, the Georgia Bulldogs. They will look to get back on track as they host Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate in front of a sold out crowd. First pitch is set for 6pm and will be broadcast live on ACC Network Extra and WREK 91.1 FM.

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