The Clemson vs. Georgia Tech baseball game at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday night was halted at 9:19 p.m., due to lightning with the score tied 7-7 at the end of the eighth inning. The game will resume on Saturday at 4 p.m., and will be open to all fans.
After the stadium is cleared, game two of the series will begin at 6:30 p.m. or 45 minutes after the conclusion of game one, whichever time is later, on Saturday. Live video and audio are available for both Saturday games on TigerCast at ClemsonTigers.com.
Tech led 7-2 going to the bottom of the seventh when Clemson scored five runs. Chris Okey’s three run double was the big hit in the Tigers’ rally.
Charlie Barnes started on the mound for Clemson and allowed five runs on eight hits over 5.1 innings. Brooks Crawford replaced him and pitched thru the seventh and Pat Krall worked the eighth.
From 4:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, Highway 93 from Seneca Creek Road to Perimeter Road will be closed. From 4:30 a.m. until approximately 3 p.m., Perimeter Road from Cherry Road to Highway 93 will have only one lane in each direction. Cherry Road south of Perimeter Road will be closed all day.
For parking on Saturday, all lots east and north of Perimeter Road (including lot 5 and lot 6) will be open all day. Parking lots west and south of Perimeter Road around Doug Kingsmore Stadium (including lots in Jervey Meadows, McFadden Building, Kingsmore Road and lot 3A) will be closed until approximately 3 p.m., when the triathlon is scheduled to be finished. Therefore, those lots will open at approximately 3 p.m.