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Liberty baseball cools off No. 17 Virginia Tech with an 8-2 win in Lynchburg

Flames improve to 5-1 against ACC opponents in 2021.
Garrett Wilkinson (left) and Cam Locklear celebrate after scoring runs in Liberty's 8-2 over...
Garrett Wilkinson (left) and Cam Locklear celebrate after scoring runs in Liberty's 8-2 over No. 17 Virginia Tech on Tuesday.(WDBJ)
Published: Apr. 13, 2021 at 10:44 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - In a battle of two first-place programs, Liberty ended No. 17 Virginia Tech’s six-game winning streak on Tuesday with an 8-2 win at Worthington Field.

Logan Mathieu drove in three runs for the Flames with a home run and a double, while Will Wagner added another two RBI on two hits.

Dylan Cumming earned the win for Liberty (8-1 ASUN, 22-8 overall), pitching six innings, allowing two earned runs on four strikeouts.

Ryan Okuda took the loss for Virginia Tech (14-7 ACC, 19-10 overall), allowing two runs, one earned, in 3.1 innings.

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