Florida State defeated Georgia Tech 8-2, and ended the Yellow Jackets run as the only unbeaten team left in college baseball. Senior Mike Compton improves to 3-1 this season.
Florida State got the bats going early a Taylor Walls double to start the game. John Sansone grounded out, but an errant throw to third plated the first run of the game for the Seminoles.
Georgia Tech would tie the game at 1 in the second with a solo home run to right from starting pitcher Brandon Gold.
The Seminoles got things going again in the third when they loaded the bases for Dylan Busby. Busby grounded out to first, but brought in a run and the Seminoles took a 2-1 lead. That lead would grow quickly as Darren Miller crushed a 3-run home run over the left field wall. Ben DeLuzio would hit a solo shot off the scoreboard in left to push the lead to 6-1.
The Yellow Jackets would pull the game into grand slam range after an RBI double from Kel Johnson, but Florida State would answer with a solo home run by Cal Raleigh in the bottom half of the inning to make it 7-2.
Florida State would get their fourth home run of the day off the bat of John Sansone. Sansone hit one to the deepest part of the ball park in left center to make it 8-2. The Florida State offense produced 14 hits off a staff with a 1.72 ERA.
Starter Mike Compton pitched a beauty going seven full innings and giving up just 2 runs on 6 hits and a walk with 6 strikeouts. Ed Voyles relieved him in the eighth, and pitched two scoreless frames to end the game.
Florida State improves to 11-3 on the season and 1-0 in the ACC. The Seminoles will host Georgia Tech again on Saturday at 2 PM.