by David Hood
- Senior Writer
- 2018-02-24 20:24:54.0
CLEMSON – Clemson’s torrid hitting cooled off a bit Saturday night, but the pitching stayed hot as Jake Higginbotham pitched seven standout innings and the No. 11 Tigers swept No. 10 Dallas Baptist 3-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Clemson defeated Dallas Baptist in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday, and 12-1 Friday night. Clemson starts the season 7-0, while Dallas Baptist falls to 3-3.
Higginbotham pitched seven strong innings, giving up just five hits, one unearned run and striking out seven. Ryley Gilliam pitched the final two innings and picked up his second save of the season.