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Locals power UGA baseball to sweep of LSU

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Norcross grad Tyler Maloof picked up his SEC-best eighth save on Sunday, helping Georgia’s baseball team complete a double-header sweep of LSU with a 3-2 victory. Maloof now ranks third nationally in saves.

Zach Cone also had an RBI single in the series finale.

The Bulldogs also won the first half of Sunday’s doubleheader 9-5 behind the Wesleyan duo of Conor Welton and Kevin Ruiz. Welton was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored and Ruiz had a solo home run and a stolen base.