The Gamecocks tied their season-high with 14 hits, and Andre Eyster set a new career-high with six runs driven in on the day.
Colin Burgess’ single to left scored Evan Stone, giving the University of South Carolina baseball team a 6-5 walk-off win over Alabama Thursday night (April 28) to open a three-game series at Founders Park.
Will Sanders allowed seven hits and two runs in five innings in the loss. Cade Austin came in and had four strikeouts, allowing just two hits with no runs in three innings.
Noah Hall went 6.1 innings, allowing nine hits and five earned runs with five strikeouts. The loss went to Matthew Becker, who allowed a pair of runs in an inning of work.
John Gilreath had an outstanding performance on the mound in relief, pitching five innings and allowing just two hits with five strikeouts, but the one mistake was in the seventh as Bobby Peirce hit a solo home run to left.
Next up, the Gamecocks open a weekend series at No. 19 Auburn Friday night.
The night belonged to Hall as he earned the win for the Gamecocks. He pitched a season high 7.2 innings and threw 96 pitches. Matthew Becker earned his third save of the season, striking out three in 1.1 innings.
Will Sanders earned the win on the mound. He struck out nine in 6.1 innings, allowing five hits and three earned runs.
Noah Hall pitched a gem, allowing just one run with 10 strikeouts in seven innings of work. The loss went to Cade Austin, who struck out two and gave up three hits and two runs in two innings.
Both join Paris after working previously for him at Chattanooga. Bronson was an assistant for the Mocs the past five seasons (2017-22) and Shannon for the last three (2019-22).