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Eagles on brink of elimination
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South Alabama players celebrate after recording the final out in their 5-3 victory over Georgia Southern Wednesday in the Sun Belt Conference tournament in Lafayette, La. With the loss, Georgia Southern moves into the losers bracket and is a game away from elimination. - photo by
LAFAYETTE, La. — Georgia Southern began its Sun Belt Conference tournament with three straight singles and a 1-0 lead, but that was the high-water mark for the day. The Eagles found themselves trailing South Alabama 4-2 after two innings of play and - while they stayed close - could never get back in front as they fell 5-3 Wednesday morning.