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No. 9 Tigers Trounce WCU 15-3

No. 9 Tigers Trounce WCU 15-3

CLEMSON, S.C. – No. 9 Clemson hit five home runs in its 15-3 victory over Western Carolina in the Clemson Regional at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Sunday. The Tigers, who upped their record to 2-1 in the regional, improved to 44-19, while the Catamounts’ season came to an end with a 31-31 record.

The Tigers scored three runs in the third inning, keyed by Seth Beer’s two-run double, to take a 4-0 lead, then Clemson added five runs in the fourth inning, started by Chase Pinder’s solo home run, his 11th of the year. Beer added a solo homer, his 18th of the season, in the sixth inning. Chris Okey and Weston Wilson belted two-run homers in the eighth inning, then White hit a solo homer in the ninth inning. Wilson had four of the Tigers’ 16 hits in the game.

Alex Eubanks (6-5) earned the win by tossing a complete game. Catamount starter Dillon Bray (2-5) suffered the loss, as he surrendered six hits, six runs (five earned) and six walks with three strikeouts in 3.1 innings pitched.

Clemson plays No. 18 Oklahoma State on Sunday at 9:10 p.m., on ESPN3.

[View the story “???? at Clemson (June 5, 2016)” on Storify]