COLUMBIA, S.C. — On Thursday #1 Arkansas knocked off #11 South Carolina, 6-1 in the series opener. It's the Hogs first win in Columbia since 2016.
Robert Moore opened the scoring with a solo home run in the second inning.
Caleb Bolden was backed by some terrific defense, only allowing one just in three plus innings.
With the score locked at one in the seventh Moore hit his second of the night to put the Razorbacks up 3-1. Arkansas would another run in the inning when Casey Opitz scored on a squeeze play.
Christian Franklin would add an RBI single in the eighth and some separation from the Gamecocks.
Kevin Kopps locked down the save with six strikeouts in three scoreless innings.
Game one of Friday's doubleheader will be at 1 p.m. on the SEC Network plus.