84
      Wednesday
      93 / 73
      Thursday
      93 / 72
      Friday
      92 / 73

      Gamecocks explode in sixth, clinch series over Tide

      Freshman Gene Cone broke a 3-3 tie with a two-out, two RBI single in the sixth inning and No. 11 South Carolina cruised to a series-clinching win 9-3 over No. 8 Alabama on Sunday at Carolina Stadium.

      COLUMBIA (WACH)- Freshman Gene Cone broke a 3-3 tie with a two-out, two RBI single in the sixth inning and No. 11 South Carolina cruised to a series-clinching win 9-3 over No. 8 Alabama on Sunday at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks improve to 34-11 and 12-9 in the SEC.

      USC jumped out to a 3-0 lead after four innings, but the Crimson Tide responded with three of their own in the fifth.

      Cody Mincey (4-0) earned the win working 1.2 scoreless innings.

      The Gamecocks return to action Friday when they travel to Georgia for a three-game series. First pitch is set for 7 p.m.