x
Breaking News
More () »

Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS | Get the local news and weather where you live from 5NEWS. Covering Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Bentonville, and all of Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley.

Hogs split doubleheader with South Carolina; win series

Arkansas splits doubleheader to take series with Gamecocks

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — On Friday afternoon #1 Arkansas and #11 South Carolina split their doubleheader. The Hogs still have not lost an SEC series this season. 

In game one Cullen Smith got the Razorbacks on the board with a second inning home run. The Hogs would add another in the fifth inning on sacrifice fly. 

On the mound Peyton Pallette provided his best start of the season. The sophomore threw five plus innings allowing two runs.

Zeb Vermillion would allow two of Pallette's runners to score in the sixth to tie the game at two. South Carolina would add two more runs in the inning to take their first lead of the series.

The Gamecocks would add more insurance in the eighth to close out the Hogs. 

In game two Zach Gregory and Jalen Battles provided the early offense. Two RBI'S had Arkansas on top 2-0.

Cayden Wallace added some insurance in the top of fifth with a home run.

Patrick Wicklander allowed just one run and two hits in seven innings of work.

Arkansas won 5-1 to win the series. The Hogs still haven't loss a series in SEC play. The team now gets a week off before heading to Baton Rouge to take on LSU next weekend. 

RELATED: Moore leads #1 Hogs to series opening victory

RELATED: Burnside's walk off lifts #6 Hogs to victory