ATLANTA — The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets used two seven-run innings to defeat the Georgia Southern Eagles 22-6 at Russ Chandler Stadium and sweep the two-game season series.
Georgia Tech (12-4) erased an early 1-0 Georgia Southern (11-6) lead with four runs over the first two innings before scoring seven runs in the fourth inning and seven more in the seventh inning to jump out to an 18-5 lead.
Ben Parr allowed two runs over 3.1 innings but picked up his third win of the season. Parr (3-1) allowed five hits, three walks and struck out three batters in his third start of the season.
Matt Geiger took the loss after allowing three runs over an inning plus of work. Geiger (0-2) pitched into the second inning and gave up four hits and walked a batter.
The Yellow Jackets tallied 20 hits. Kel Johnson homered in the first inning and plated the first two runs of the game. Blake Jackson hit a seventh inning grand slam, and Matt Gonzalez homered to lead off the second inning.
The Eagles finished with 9 hits. Chase Griffin went two for three at the plate and drove in a pair of runs. Spender Duffie tallied two doubles and scored two runs.