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Pitt uses 8-run inning to beat Georgia Tech in ACC tourney


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ron Washington Jr. homered and drove in four runs,  Jeffrey Wehler added three RBIs and No. 11 seed Pittsburgh used an eight-run sixth inning to rally past seventh-seeded Georgia Tech 12-6 in the opening game of the ACC Tournament. Pittsburgh faces No. 2 seed Louisville on Wednesday and Georgia Tech plays the Cardinals on Thursday. Washington and Bryce Hulett hit back-to-back homers to begin the sixth and Wehler added a two-run single to give Pitt an 8-6 lead. Winning pitcher Matt Gilbertson allowed four earned runs in five innings. Jonathan Bautista pitched four scoreless innings for his first career save.

Associated Press


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