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DURHAM, NC – Sophomore Michael Guldberg had a good time at his first home game of the season when his triple moon shot broke through the dam and broke the Georgia Tech baseball 9: 2 won over NC State on Saturday afternoon in the semi-finals of the ACC tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The Yellow Jackets No. 6 (41-16) also picked up the senior starter RHP Keyton Gibson sensational exits on the hill] and redshirt junior RHP Jonathan Hughes of the Wolf pack (42-17) with only six hits and 10 remaining on the base.
Gibson and Hughes (8-2) worked the longest rides of the season on Saturday, giving up just one run per person and playing three or four battles. In 5.0 innings of work, Hughes allowed only two hits over the 20 batters he faced in 72 pitches.
Beyond Guldberg, there were a lot of heroes on the plate for Tech. Nick Wilhite finished the race with a 3-on-4 win, highlighted by a two-RBI single in the middle to finish fifth in the eighth inning. Tristin English (2-for-4) had his second home game of the tournament and a double. Luke Waddell went off the starting line with 2 to 3, while Baron Radcliff and Colin Hall both had key double, including down-breaking two-RBI rope down the right field line to start the eighth.
For NC State, the advantage over the left field player Jonny Butler was offensive with two goals. The Wolfpack used six bullpen pitchers while starter RHP Jason Parker (4-3) pocketed the defeat and delivered four runs with five hits in 4.2 innings of work in 201
- Georgia Tech moves to the title game of the ACC tournament for the first time since 2014, winning nine ACC tournament championships in program history.
- The jackets are represented in championship games with 9: 3 wins.
- Tech is 19: 4 in the last 23 games.
- Tech improves to 81: 63.559) all times in the ACC tournament.
- Tech rose to 72-60 (.542) in the 40th round of the ACC tournament in a row.
- With Michael Guldberg's home race, all nine players of Georgia Tech's usual lineup (which has been used in the current 17-game series) have home races in season.
Right-handed Jonathan Hughes Postgame Interview
Jonathan Hughes goes 5.0 innings to help Jacks reach the ACC champions hip! pic.twitter.com/WLNOHoRakw
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