By Parrish Alford
OXFORD – Ole Miss had a new closer and a strong finish against No. 5 South Carolina at Swayze Field Friday.
The 19th-ranked Rebels got timely hitting, and Cody Satterwhite took it home in an 8-5 win before a crowd of 5,328.
Game two in the series is at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Ole Miss starter Will Kline scattered five hits and five runs over seven innings. He started the eighth but was lifted for Satterwhite after a leadoff walk.
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