Florida, Auburn clinch; Alabama and LSU to Hoover

Florida 5, South Carolina 2
Florida pitchers limited South Carolina to two runs despite 11 hits to clinch the SEC regular-season title and No. 1 seed in the tournament. I hope my incorrect reporting that Sam Dyson lost Thursday's game did not jinx the pitcher, who did lose Friday.

Auburn 18, Ole Miss 4
The Tigers' rout of the Rebels made the outcome of the Arkansas-Vanderbilt game meaningless in the divisional race; by the time Auburn was done clubbing five home runs, they had an SEC West championship and the No. 2 seed in Hoover.

Georgia 20, Kentucky 0
Alabama 4, Tennessee 2 (11)
LSU 17, Mississippi State 3
I would like to start off this section by talking about the winners -- but, really, Kentucky: You lost to Georgia by 20?! The "Bat" Cats allowed 22 hits -- all singles -- and added four errors for good measure to give Georgia it's first SEC series victory of the season. It is not enough at this point that Kentucky will not play in Hoover this year; instead, the league must immediately review the Cats' right to play baseball in the SEC. Ever. That said, congratulaions to Georgia for not mailing it in on the last series of the year and for making the season's outcome legitimate.

It also lead to perhaps the most unlikely result of the weekend: Alabama will join LSU as the final two teams into the SEC tournament next week. Congrats are in order to both teams, who each looked dead in the water at various times this season. Special notice here to Alabama's Jake Smith, who pitched two scoreless innings of relief before hitting a walk-off while hitting the game-winning home run.

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