Clemson clinches first ACC series of season

CLEMSON, S.C. (WACH) - The No. 15 Clemson Tigers 12 runs in the first four innings to beat Virginia Tech 12-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Tigers clinched their first ACC series of the season and improved to 8-5 overall (2-0 ACC) on the season, while the Hokies dropped to 6-6 (0-2 ACC). Clemson also upped its home winning streak over the Hokies to 16 dating to 1984.

Clemson totaled 12 hits in the game, led by a Weston Wilson grand slam. The freshman went 3-for-4 with a grand slam, five RBIs, two runs, and a walk, while Jon McGibbon added a long home run.

Tiger starter Matthew Crownover (3-1) earned the win, as he allowed just five hits, one earned run, one walk with two strikeouts in six innings pitched. Virginia Tech starter Kit Scheetz (1-1) suffered the loss.

Clemson and Virginia Tech play game-three of the three-game series on Sunday at 1:00 PM.