ATLANTA, Ga. (WTOC) - Saturday Georgia Southern and Georgia State faced off on the baseball diamond in a double-header. Southern won game one 7-2, but the Panthers bounced back in game two to win 15-7 in the regular season finale.
Georgia Southern won the Sun Belt Eastern Division Championship on Friday night after South Alabama and Coastal Carolina each lost. The Eagles open Sun Belt Conference tournament play on Wednesday against the highest seeded survivor from Tuesday’s preliminary round at 12:30 p.m.
Southern enters the postseason at 32-23 for the season and 18-12 in Sun Belt play. State’s season comes to a close at 15-41 overall and 6-24 in league play.
With the series win, Georgia Southern takes the final on-field point in the 2018-19 Southern vs. State Rivalry Series.