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Clemson's Caden Grice celebrates with Davis Sharpe Sunday against Wake Forest. (Clemson Athletics)

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Clemson baseball sweeps Wake Forest, moves to .500 in ACC play

CLEMSON — Clemson ended its losing streak in impressive fashion this weekend against Wake Forest, sweeping a three-game series with the Demon Deacons.

The Tigers had lost seven-straight games entering the weekend and were in desperate need of a strong series after falling to 15-18 (9-12).

Monte Lee’s squad did just what it needed to do over the three games, earning the sweep to move to .500 overall and in ACC play.

The Tigers return to action on Friday, hosting Louisville in a three-game series.

Clemson opened the weekend with a 5-2 victory Friday night before rain on Saturday postponed Game 2.

The two teams played a doubleheader on Sunday with Clemson winning the first game 6-4 and the second game 3-2.

Caden Grice and Davis Sharpe homered for Clemson in the first game on Sunday, while Nick Clayton allowed one run in 1 1/3 innings of relief to earn the win. Sharpe’s homer was a two-run walk-off shot.

In the second game on Sunday, Dylan Brewer hit a solo homer in the sixth inning to break a 2-2 tie, which ended up being the difference maker.

Nick Hoffman earned the win, pitching 3 1/3 innings of relief without allowing a base runner.

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