2013 Southern Conference Tournament
The Citadel 6, Appalachian State 5
Western Carolina 13, Samford 8
Furman 10, Elon 1
Charleston vs. Georgia Southern, late
(5) Appalachian State vs. (8) Samford, Loser Eliminated
(3) Elon vs. (2) Charleston OR (7) GSU, Loser Eliminated
(6) Furman vs. (2) Charleston OR (7) GSU
(4) The Citadel vs. (1) Western Carolina
GREENVILLE, S.C. —No. 1 seed Western Carolina hit five home runs, including a pair by Tyler White and back-to-back jacks by Aaron Attaway and Julian Ridings, to take a 13-7 win over No. 8 seed Samford on Wednesday at the Southern Conference Baseball Championship at Fluor Field.
Adam Martin also homered for the 29th-ranked Catamounts (39-18), who matched their season high in homers set less than a week ago in a 23-5 win over Appalachian State.
Citadel walks off in 9th against App
Local product Joe Jackson hit a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a dramatic opening game and lift fourth-seeded The Citadel past No. 5 seed Appalachian State 6-5 at the Southern Conference Baseball Championship at Fluor Field on Wednesday.
Jackson, from nearby Mauldin, S.C., took Taylor Thurber’s 0-1 offering out to left-center to give the Bulldogs (33-24) the win after the Mountaineers (28-23) had staged an impressive rally to tie the game in the top half of the inning.
Furman pours it on, upsets Elon
Sixth-seeded Furman had no trouble with No. 3 Elon Wednesday, winning 10-1 to advance to the winner's bracket.
The game started after an hour-long rain delay.