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South Carolina stays unbeaten with a 5-1 win over Mercer

The Gamecocks are 8-0 for the first time since 2016.
Credit: South Carolina Athletics

Braylen Wimmer hit a two-run home run in the fourth and Thomas Farr was solid on the mound in a 5-1 victory over Mercer Friday at Founders Park.

Farr allowed six hits and a run with three walkers and he struck out five in 5.1 innings of work.

Andrew Eyster, who had an RBI single, recorded two hits, while national player of the week Wes Clarke scored two runs.

Game two of the series is Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at Founders Park.