ATLANTA -- Devin Stanton spread four hits over five innings and Daniel Spingola homered Friday night as Georgia Tech defeated South Florida 3-0.
Sam Clay was almost as good in relief of Stanton. He allowed three hits over four innings and picked up the save.
Georgia Tech (31-24, 14-16 ACC) hosts South Florida (27-27) Saturday at 1 p.m. in the third and final game of the series.
LSU 11, AUBURN 3
AUBURN, Ala. -- LSU struck for five runs in each the fourth and fifth innings on their way to an easy 11-3 win over Auburn Friday night at Plainsman Park.
Former Pacelli and CVCC pitcher Michael O'Neal (3-6) gave up six runs on six hits over three innings and took the loss.
Damon Haecker, Jordan Ebert and Blake Austin each had two hits for Auburn.
Auburn (28-27, 11-18 SEC) hosts LSU (39-14-1, 15-11-1) and Saturday at 2 p.m. in the final game of the series.
KENTUCKY 10, GEORGIA 0
ATHENS, Ga. -- Kentucky scored two runs in five different innings Friday night to defeat Georgia 10-0.
A.J. Reed and Max Kuhn homered for Kentucky. Reed drove in three runs and Kuhn drove in two.
Daniel Nichols and Mike Bell each had two hits for the Bulldogs.
Georgia (25-27-1, 10-16-1) hosts Kentucky (31-21, 13-15) Saturday at 1 p.m. in the final game of the series
MISS. ST. 1, ALABAMA 0
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Matthew Britton homered in the top of the seventh inning Friday night to break up a pitchers' duel and give No. 16 Mississippi State a 1-0 victory over No. 19 Alabama.
Jay Shaw (Russell County) pitched an inning of hitless relief for the Tide. Hunter Webb (Russell County) played left field and went 0-for-3 on the night.
Pitching ruled the night. Each was limited to six hits.
Alabama dropped the first game of the series 9-4 late Thursday night.
Alabama (33-21, 14-14) hosts and Mississippi State (35-19, 18-11 SEC) Saturday at 4:05 p.m. for the final game of the series.