OXFORD, MISSISSIPPI -- Tyler Davis struck out eight and allowed only four hits in his first career complete game and Washington beat Georgia Tech 8-0 on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament's Oxford Regional.<br />
Davis (11-2) was dominant on the mound and Washington (40-15-1) had 11 hits.<br />
Washington pushed ahead 1-0 in the first inning and then broke it open in the fourth with four more runs. The Huskies scored all of their runs in the fourth with two outs.<br />
Braden Bishop and Brandon Berry each had three hits.<br />
Georgia Tech (36-26), which won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship last weekend, couldn't capitalize on that momentum. Former Buford High standout Josh Heddinger (4-5) took the loss for the Jackets, giving up five runs over 5 2/3 innings.
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