Baseball drops two of three games at Georgia Tech

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The Virginia baseball group (9-10, 2-four ACC) lost two video games of a three-game collection at Georgia Tech (13-7, three-three ACC) over the weekend. The Cavaliers received the primary recreation of the collection but dropped the very last two.

Game 1: Virginia – 9, Georgia Tech – eight

Virginia scored 3 runs inside the ninth inning to claim the series opener.

Sophomore left fielder Brendan Rivoli went four-for-five with a home run at the day, riding in three runs and scoring extra, whilst senior middle fielder Cameron Simmons went 3-for-4 with the sport-winning RBI.

Georgia Tech led 8-6 heading into the top of the 9th, but five instantly Virginia batters reached base. Sophomore shortstop Tanner Morris drove in freshman 2d baseman Nic Kent with a double, then Rivoli hit an unmarried to power in freshman third baseman Zack Gelof. Simmons then hit a sacrifice fly to attain Morris and provide the Cavaliers the lead.

Sophomore proper-passed pitcher Devin Ortiz become credited along with his first win of the season in remedy upon getting the ultimate out of the 8th. Sophomore right-surpassed pitcher Kyle Whitten pitched the 9th and earned the keep.

Game 2: Georgia Tech – 7, Virginia – three

Georgia Tech was given out to an early lead, scoring three runs off sophomore proper-passed pitcher Griff McGarry inside the 2d inning and any other within the fourth earlier than McGarry left the sport.

Simmons scored for Virginia in the sixth on an RBI groundout with the aid of sophomore right fielder Alex Tappen, making the score 4-1 in want of the Yellow Jackets. However, Georgia Tech scored three extra runs in their 1/2 of the body.

In the 8th, Simmons hit his 1/3 domestic run of the season, a solo shot to right center. Simmons and Gelof had been the simplest Cavaliers with a couple of hits, notching apiece. Virginia brought some other run within the 9th, however, Georgia Tech hung on to win 7-three.

Game 3: Georgia Tech – 6, Virginia – 5

The Yellow Jackets scored runs off Virginia freshman right-surpassed pitcher Mike Vasil inside the first inning to head in advance 2-0.

Junior catcher Logan Michaels drove in Rivoli with a single within the top of the second one, however, Georgia Tech scored greater runs off of Vasil inside the bottom of the inning. The Yellow Jackets added one extra run every inside the 5th and 7th innings, making the score 6-1.

Rivoli hit a three-run homer within the pinnacle of the eighth, his 2nd of the weekend, and Kent scored on a double play in the ninth to carry Virginia to inside a run, however, the Cavalier comeback fell quick with a final score of 6-five.

Virginia next performs at domestic Wednesday towards Connecticut at Disharoon Park. First pitch will be at four p.M.