Big inning nets Georgia Tech 13-6 win over Maryland

FROM STAFF REPORTSApril 20, 2014 

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets used a big late inning to get past Maryland 13-6 Sunday. Georgia Tech prevented the sweep, but the Terrapins took the series 2-1.

Maryland scored two runs in the bottom of the first, but Mott Hyde hit an RBI single and Thomas Smith hit a two-RBI single in the top of the third for Georgia Tech.

The Terrapins regained a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the inning by scoring two runs. Maryland added a run each in the bottom of the fourth and sixth innings, but the Yellow Jackets put three runs on the board in the top of the sixth on a three-run home run by Arden Pabst.

The game stayed tied at 6-6 until the top of the ninth when Georgia Tech exploded for seven runs.

Smith and Connor Justus hit RBI singles, Keenan Innis and Brandon Gold walked with the bases loaded, Innis stole home on a wild pitch and Pabst and Hyde both hit sacrifice flies for RBIs.

Dusty Isaacs (5-4) notched the win. He pitched for 4 2-3 innings and gave up no runs on four hits with four strikeouts and no walks.

Georgia Tech (25-16, 11-10 ACC) will play at Mercer Tuesday at 6 p.m.

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