FSU Wins First Game of Tournament

By: Ted Williams Email
By: Ted Williams Email

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Stephen McGee hit a two-run homer to cap a five-run second inning as Florida State routed Savannah State 10-0 Friday in opening-round play of the NCAA regionals.

Scott Sitz (10-1) scattered seven hits and struck out eight before leaving with one out in the eighth. In his last three postseason appearances, Sitz has fanned 24 in 18 innings and allowed just two runs.

Florida State roughed up Savannah State ace Kyle McGowin (12-2) for 10 runs in the first three innings. Marcus Davis drove in four runs for the Seminoles (45-15) with a pair of doubles and a single, while D.J. Stewart knocked in three runs with a double and two singles.

Florida State, the No. 7 seed, extended its regional tournament winning streak to 17, dating to 2008.

The Seminoles will meet Troy in Saturday's winners' bracket, while Savannah State (33-22) will take on Alabama in an elimination game.


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