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Nebraska baseball blows out Grand Canyon 11-1

The Huskers entered their second game of a four-game series against Grand Canyon on Friday night. Nebraska demolished the Antelopes in an 11-1 win, going up 2-0 in the series.

The Huskers built a 6-0 lead before the Antelopes scored their lone run in the seventh. Nebraska drove in three more runs in the eighth and two runs in the ninth to finish with its most runs scored in a game. The Huskers earned their 11 runs off 17 total hits.

Josh Caron hit two home runs for Nebraska, one in the first inning and one in the eighth, producing five RBIs. Tyler Stone drove in two more RBIs for the Huskers off two hits.

Brett Sears started on the mound for Nebraska, facing 22 total batters. Sears earned the win, throwing seven strikeouts and surrendering just two hits through 6.0 innings. Freshman Ty Horn took over for the remainder of the game, facing 13 batters. Horn got the save by throwing two strikeouts and giving up two hits and a run.

The Huskers improve to 3-2 on the season and will face Grand Canyon in game three on Saturday night. The first pitch is at 7:00 p.m. and can be viewed on ESPN+.

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