Beck­ham hits 14th homer in Ge­or­gia’s 5-1 win over State

The Covington News - - Sports -

STARKVILLE, Miss.— Gor­don Beck­ham hit his South­east­ern Con­fer­ence-lead­ing 14th home run and Ge­or­gia beat Mis­sis­sippi State 5-1 Satur­day to even the three-game se­ries.

Beck­ham snapped a string of 15 hit­less at-bats with his solo homer in the third in­ning for Ge­or­gia (14-10, 5-3 SEC), which lost 3-2 to Mis­sis­sippi State (11-14, 2-6) in 10 in­nings Fri­day on a wild pitch.

Matt Olson hit a solo home run and Ryan Peisel drove in two runs with a dou­ble to make it 4-0 in the fourth in­ning.

Ge­or­gia chased Mis­sis­sippi State starter Lee Swindle (2-2) the next in­ning and Stephen Dod­son (4-1) earned the win with four strike­outs in seven in­nings.

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