South Carolina sophomore left-hander Jordan Montgomery carried a
no-hitter into the seventh inning to help 12th ranked South Carolina to a
7-1 win over Georgia Saturday afternoon. A sellout crowd of 8,242 fans
showed up for Senior Day at Carolina Stadium.
South Carolina won the three-game series and improved to 36-14 and
15-10 in the SEC with Georgia dropping to 18-30 and 5-18 in league
Montgomery allowed one run on two hits in seven innings
with three walks and two strikeouts. He
is now 4-1 on the year.
Blake Dieterich suffered the loss and is 2-3 for the season. He allowed five runs on five hits in 4.2
innings with a walk and three strikeouts.
Senior right-hander Colby Holmes pitched two scoreless innings with one hit allowed and two strikeouts to close out the victory for Carolina. Joey Pankake and Graham Saiko each went 2-for-4 to lead the Gamecocks at the plate.
Before Saturday's contest, the Gamecocks honored nine seniors in a pre game ceremony: Nolan Belcher, LB Dantzler, Colby Holmes, Dante Rosenberg, Patrick Sullivan, Sean Sullivan, Chase Vergason, Tyler Webb and Adam Westmoreland.
The series concludes Sunday with first pitch at 1:30 p.m.