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Baseball: Western Carolina thumps Clemson 18-10

From Staff ReportsMarch 4, 2014 

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    CLEMSONWCU
    abrhbiabrHbi
    Slaton cf5121BStrng 2b4213
    Krieger ss6231Jones cf4125
    Blware c3111Attaway ss6110
    Duggar rf5101Hoyle 1b6221
    Okey dh2000Martin c5343
    Cstigan dh0100Brmudez c1000
    Wlkrsn 2b4232Spiess lf4321
    Baum 3b3100Sndefur dh3320
    Dnster 3b2000Urqhrt dh1000
    Cox 1b1000Graff lf2311
    White ph1000MSmith rf1000
    McGbn 1b3012Long 3b4012
    Wilson 3b1000
    Triller lf3121
    Totals3910129Totals41181616

    Clemson10021000610
    WCU06174000X18

    E—Cox 2 (2); Bostic (1); Strong (1); Jones (2); Attaway 2 (4). DP—WCU 1. LOB—Clemson 10; W. Carolina 10. 2B—Krieger (3); Wilkerson (2); Jones (4); Martin (3); Spiess (5); Long (1). HR—Martin (2). HBP—Strong; Gragg.

    CLEMSONIPHRERBBSO
    Bostic L,0-1125431
    Schmidt12/342103
    Erwin1/323310
    Moyer2/344410
    Pohle2/323311
    Schnell001110
    Koerner2/300011
    Bates110001
    Andrews110002
    Campbell100012

    WCUIPHRERBBSO
    Sammons W,3-0564345
    JSmith200000
    Fussell100011
    RStrong034410
    Barr1/301110
    Davis2/331111

    Bostic faced 5 batters in the 2nd.

    Erwin faced 3 batters in the 4th.

    Schnell faced 3 batters in the 5th.

    R. Strong faced 4 batters in the 9th.

    HBP— by Schnell (Gragg); by Schnell (B. Strong). Umpires—HP: Gary Swanson 1B: David Brown 3B: Jamie Roebuck. T—3:49. A—1,121.

— Western Carolina scored six runs in the second inning and seven runs in the fourth inning to cruise to an 18-10 win against No. 15 Clemson at Hennon Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

The Catamounts (8-2), who totaled 16 hits, extended the nation’s longest home-winning streak to 18.

Clemson (6-5) scored a run in the first inning, but one inning later, Western Carolina took advantage of three costly Tiger errors and scored six runs. Then in the fourth inning, the Catamounts scored seven runs on six hits to put the game out of reach.

Freshman lefthander Bryan Sammons (3-0) earned the win in his first career start by tossing five effective innings. Freshman lefty Alex Bostic (0-1), who was also making his first career start, suffered the loss.

Clemson scored six runs in the ninth inning, but it was too little, too late. Tyler Krieger extended his hitting streak to 12 games, but Steven Duggar’s 19-game hitting streak came to an end.

Clemson, which hosts the Catamounts on April 23 to conclude the home-and-home series, begins ACC play when it hosts Virginia Tech at Doug Kingsmore Stadium over the weekend beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m.

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