75
      Sunday
      95 / 73
      Monday
      94 / 73
      Tuesday
      91 / 72

      Gamecocks cruise to 8-2 win over Missouri

      Freshman Gene Cone had a bases-clearing double to blow the game open in the fifth inning as No. 17 South Carolina defeated Missouri 8-2 Friday at Carolina Stadium.


      COLUMBIA (WACH)- Freshman Gene Cone had a bases-clearing double to blow the game open in the fifth inning as No. 17 South Carolina defeated Missouri 8-2 Friday at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks improve to 37-13 overall and 14-11 in the SEC.


      Jordan Montgomery (7-4) earned the win tossing 8.1 innings allowing just five hits, two runs and struck out eight.


      Joey Pankake and Max Schrock both went 3-for-4 to lead the Gamecocks.


      USC and Missouri will meet in game two at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday.

      component-story-more_media_horiz-v1-01
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER