Auburn eliminates USC in extra innings
May 27, 2010 2:03:00 PM - thestate.com
Auburn scored twice in the top of the 12th inning to defeat South Carolina 3-1 Thursday at Region's Park in Hoover, Ala., and eliminate the Gamecocks from the SEC tournament.
Tigers centerfielder Trent Mummey drove in the two game-deciding runs in the 12th.
USC catcher Brady Thomas hit a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh, the team's only run in two tournament games.
The Gamecocks stranded 11 runners in the game and were outhit 11-7.
USC falls to 43-15, while Auburn improves to 40-19. The Tigers on Friday afternoon will face the loser of Thursday's game between Alabama and Mississippi.
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