Georgia Southern baseball wins second straight against West Virginia, go for opening series sweep on Sunday

Published: Feb. 18, 2023 at 9:38 PM EST
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Signs of momentum carrying over from a stellar 2022 campaign are showing early for the Georgia Southern baseball program. The Eagles won for the second time in as many days against West Virginia, 6-2, on Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium.

Georgia Southern starting pitcher Ben Johnson picked up the win (1-0), tossing five innings and striking out seven.

Offensively, Sam Blancato led the way, going 4-for-5 with 2 RBI.

Georgia Southern goes for the sweep of the Mountaineers on Sunday at 2:00 PM at J.I. Clements Stadium.