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Virginia Tech baseball: Hokies sweep Wake Forest

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The Hokies are red-hot on the diamond.

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The Virginia Tech Hokies defeated the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 10-9, on Sunday in Winston-Salem to sweep the series.

The win moves Virginia Tech to 19-9 on the season, including a 14-7 mark in ACC play.

It was another strong offensive output for the Hokies who crushed three home runs in the win. Second baseman Nick Biddison, left fielder Tanner Thomas and shortstop Tanner Schobel all went deep for the Hokies. Virginia Tech hit 10 home runs in the the three-game series.

Tech jumped on the Demon Deacons early, scoring two runs in the first. The Deacs would tie it in the second inning until the Hokies scored three more in the top of the fourth inning, three in the fifth and two in the sixth to give them an insurmountable lead.

Sophomore left-hander Chris Gerard started the game for the Hokies, going 4.2 innings, allowing eight hits and five earned runs. Gerard struck out five hitters.

Shane Connolly went 3.1 innings in relief for the Hokies to pick up the win. Sophomore Graham Firoved pitched a perfect ninth to pick up the save.

With the win, Virginia Tech sets a program record with nine ACC road victories in a season, and have now won six games in a row. The Hokies have also won nine of their last 10 games.

The Hokies are back in action on Tuesday for one game against Liberty in Lynchburg. Tech returns to ACC play on Friday when it hosts Georgia Tech for a three-game series at English Field.

Guess who is up two games in the ACC Coastal Division?