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Cerione hits slam in UGA win over Ole Miss

By: AP
By: AP

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Matt Cerione hit a grand slam and drove in
five runs to lead Georgia to a 6-3 win over Mississippi Wednesday
in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

Cerione's homer in the sixth inning gave the Bulldogs (36-20) a
4-1 lead over the Rebels (40-16), who won a share of the
regular-season SEC title along with LSU.

Cerione added a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the Bulldogs'
two-run seventh.

Justin Grimm (3-4) got the win while Dean Weaver picked up his
10th save.

Kyle Henson had three hits and drove in a run for the Rebels.

Ole Miss had broken a scoreless tie when Kevin Mort singled and
scored on a wild pitch in the fifth inning. Then Cerione answered
with his homer.

Georgia will face Arkansas and Ole Miss meets Florida on
Thursday in an elimination game.


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