Gamecocks rally to win Carpet Capital
— At Rocky Face, Ga., No. 12 USC shot a final-round 12 under 276 to win the 14-team Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club.
Teams: USC 848, Georgia Tech 849, Auburn 852, Kennesaw State 852, Alabama 853, Clemson 855, LSU 855, Wake Foresst 859, North Carolina 861, Chattanooga 866, Tennessee 872, North Florida 886, Florida 897, Middle Tennessee St. 907.
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USC: T4, Will Starke 209; T8, Will Murphy 211; T18: Matthew NeSmith 214; T32, Ben Dietrich 218; T41, Caleb Sturgeon 219; T41, Sean Kelly 291 (played as an individual).
CLEMSON: T4, Cody Proveaux 209; T10, Miller Capps 212; T23, Stephen Behr 216; 45, Billy Kennerly 220; 67, Blake Kennedy 230.
Four South Carolinians — Todd White and John Patterson on the men’s side, and Dawn Woodward and Lea Venable among the women — qualified for match play in the U.S. Men’s and Women’s Mid-Amateur championships. The men play at Bethlehem, Pa., and the women play at Noblesville, Ind.
USC women top High Point
— Raina Johnson and Chelsea Drennan scored first-half goals to lead No. 9 USC (5-1-0) to a 2-0 victory over High Point. ... The USC men’s team (3-0-0) beat Mercer, 2-0, behind goals by Mahamoudou Kaba and Kurtis Turner. ... At San Diego, the UC Irvine men beat Clemson, 2-1. ... Clemson and Charlotte tied 1-1 after overtime.