Sanders started the game for the Gamecocks and gave up a home run on the first pitch but settled down to allow just four hits and two runs with six strikeouts and no walks. Kerry earned the win out of the bullpen, striking out eight and allowing six hits and two runs with no walks in four innings of relief.
The Gamecocks added three runs in the fifth, highlighted by a two-run Colin Burgess single. Carolina put up a five-spot in the eighth as Allen and Sightler had run-scored base hits and Eyster delivered a two-run home run to right field.
- Carolina improves to 15-2 at Founders Park this season.
- Kerry improved to 9-1 on the mound with a 2.67 ERA in his Carolina career.
- The Gamecock pitching staff did not allow a walk for the second straight Sunday.
- Burgess now has a 12-game reached base streak after his 2-for-5 day.
UP NEXT Carolina hosts Charleston Southern Tuesday night (April 13) at 7 p.m. The game will be streamed on SEC Network Plus.