ATLANTA, GA. – Georgia Tech hit three two-out singles in the 10th inning to score two runs, capped off by Ryan Peurifoy’s walkoff single, in its 5-4 win over Clemson at Russ Chandler Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets, who won the series 2-1, improved to 26-17 overall and 11-13 in the ACC. The Tigers fell to 23-21 overall and 10-14 in ACC play. Clemson is 8-4 in its last 12 ACC games, as the four losses have been by a combined five runs.
After Matt Gonzalez’s two-run homer in the first inning, Clemson scored the next three runs, the last two coming on solo homers by Weston WilsonWeston Wilson So. Infielder #8 6-3, 195 High Point, NC View Full Profile and Steven DuggarSteven Duggar Jr. Outfielder #9 6-2, 195 Moore, SC View Full Profile in the top of the fifth inning. Wade Bailey tied the score 3-3 when he scored on Thomas Smith’s two-out, infield single in the bottom of the fifth inning. Reed RohlmanReed Rohlman RS Fr. Outfielder #26 6-0, 210 Moore, SC View Full Profile’s run-scoring single in the top of the 10th inning gave Clemson a 4-3 lead. But Georgia Tech rallied with two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Zac Ryan (7-1) earned the win despite allowing a run in the 10th inning. Clate SchmidtClate Schmidt Jr. RH Pitcher #32 6-1, 205 Acworth, GA View Full Profile (1-2) suffered the loss.
Clemson takes five days off for final exams before hosting Louisville in a three-game series starting Saturday at 1 p.m. on RSN.