USC Baseball Falls to Utah, 11-3
LOS ANGELES – The USC baseball team fell in its series opener with Utah, dropping an 11-3 decision to the Utes on Friday night at Dedeaux Field.
The Trojans fall to 18-17 overall and 4-12 in Pac-12 play, while Utah improves to 22-14-1 overall on the season and 8-8 in conference action.
Utah scored in three of the first four innings, breaking the game open with a six-run fourth inning to make it 9-0. The Trojans scored two runs on singles by Tyresse Turner and Garret Guillemette in the bottom of the fourth.
USC added another run in the eighth inning on a couple of Utah errors, but that was it for the Trojan offense. The Utes scored in the sixth and then got a solo-homer from Kai Roberts in the ninth to cap the scoring.
Matthew Sox tossed a complete game for the visitors, giving up two earned runs on six hits through his 9.0 innings.
- Rhylan Thomas: 2-for-4, R, 2B
- Garret Guillemette: 2-for-4, RBI
The Trojans and Utes continue their series on Saturday at 5 p.m. and then close things out on Sunday at 12 p.m. Both games will be televised on the Pac-12 Network. Links to follow all games are available on the baseball schedule page at USCTrojans.com.