Baseball
    USC vs. South Alabama
                                                            1998 EAST REGIONAL
                                                 
                                                       at Clemson, SC (Tiger Field)

    Southern California 3 (43-16) South Alabama 2 (41-18)

    Name (Pos) AB R H RBI BB SO PO A Name (Pos) AB R H RBI BB SO PO A ---------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------- Rachels, Wes 2b........... 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 Pierre, Juan cf........... 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 Hanoian, Greg lf.......... 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 Sutley, Andy dh........... 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 Perry, Rod pr/cf.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Whitehurst, Tom rf........ 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 Gorr, Robb 1b............. 2 2 1 0 1 0 4 2 Wells, Eben lf............ 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 Ensberg, Morgan 3b........ 3 0 2 2 1 0 1 2 Keats, Ben c.............. 4 0 0 0 0 3 8 2 Munson, Eric dh........... 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 Hernandez, Vinnie 3b...... 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 Ticehurst, Brad rf........ 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Wiley, Terry 2b........... 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 1 Davidson, Seth ss......... 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 Pugh, Dwayne pr........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Freitas, Jeremy cf/lf..... 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Calahan, Scott 2b......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 DePippo, Jeff c........... 4 0 0 0 0 4 12 1 Bolton, Gabe 1b........... 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 Currier, Rik p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Lowell, Brad ph/1b........ 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Lane, Jason p............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Breazeale, Rob ss......... 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 Krawczyk, Jack p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sparks, Stephen p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 McBride, Randy p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

    Totals.................... 30 3 5 3 5 9 27 10 Totals.................... 29 2 5 2 3 12 27 10

    Score by innings: R H E ---------------------------------------------- Southern California 201 000 000 - 3 5 0 South Alabama 101 000 000 - 2 5 1 ----------------------------------------------

    E - Lowell(1). DP - USC 1, S. Alabama 1. LOB - USC 6, S. Alabama 4. 2B - Hanoian(10), Ensberg(20), Wiley(9). HR - Whitehurst(5). SB - Ensberg(17), Pierre 2(52). CS - Freitas(6), Sutley(3), Lowell(1). SH - Gorr(4).

    Southern California IP H R ER BB SO AB BF South Alabama IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------- Currier, Rik........ 4.0 3 2 2 3 8 14 18 Sparks, Stephen..... 6.0 5 3 3 4 6 22 26 Lane, Jason......... 3.1 1 0 0 0 1 10 10 McBride, Randy...... 3.0 0 0 0 1 3 8 10 Krawczyk, Jack...... 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 5 5

    Win - Lane 7-1. Loss - Sparks 5-5. Save - Krawczyk (20). WP - Sparks 2(11). HBP - by Currier (Bolton). Umpires - Home:Kevin Daugherty 1st:John Bible 2nd:Randy Wetzel 3rd:Don Gilmore Start: 7:02 Time: 2:48 Attendance: 1421

    Game Notes: Game 9 of East Regional Southern California will play South Alabama-VCU winner on Sunday at 7:00 PM South Alabama will play Virginia Commonwealth on Sunday at 2:00 PM USC broke its single-season record for strikeouts Currier faced 2 batters in the 5th. Sparks faced 1 batter in the 7th.