Originally created 03/06/03

Baseball: Eagles beat Georgia State

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Rocky Baker's two-run homer helped Georgia Southern score seven runs in the sixth inning en route to a 10-3 victory over Georgia State Wednesday.

Baker's two-run double off Tony Wright (0-1) gave Georgia Southern a 2-1 lead in the second. Hie home run followed Brandon Burnsed's two-run single and James Payne's two-run double in the sixth for the Eagles (10-3). Carlos Love capped the inning with an RBI single.

Scott Tolbert (1-0) gave up just two hits over six innings. Georgia State (7-5) went ahead 1-0 in the top of the second on a Stephen Burroughs single. The Panthers added two runs in the ninth.

Love had a solo homer in the third that gave the Eagles a 3-1 lead.


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