18th ranked Louisiana Tech could not hold on to a three-run lead, but still ended up with a victory as the Bulldogs beat UTSA seven to six in 12 innings. The Roadrunners scored one run in the eighth and two runs in the ninth to tie game. But a Hunter Wells home run in the 12th inning won it for Tech, ending the longest game in Conference USA Tournament history, four-hours and 59 minutes.
The Ragin Cajuns trounced Texas State 12 to 6. U-L Lafayette scored five runs in the first. If they beat Appalachian State on Friday they advance into the Sun Belt semifinals.
In Hammond at the Southland Tournament, Southeastern Louisiana and McNeese will play in a winner’s bracket game tonight. The Cowboys clobbered UNO 12 to nothing as Will Dion held the Privateers to one hit in seven innings and Clayton Rasbeary hit two home runs. Evan Keller’s home run in the eight helped the Lions get past Northwestern two to one.
All LSU baseball can do is sit and wait to find out if they get in the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers were ousted from the SEC Tournament after one game when they lost to Georgia on Tuesday night. LSU has a 13 and 17 record in the SEC and Coach Paul Mainieri thinks a lot about all of the close games they lost….
cut 18 (14) “….or better”
The NCAA Tournament field will be unveiled on Monday.
LSU softball begins its super regional series tonight against Florida State. It’s the third time these two schools have met in the Super Regionls in recent history. LSU beat Florida State in the Supers in 2017, but the Seminoles won in 2018. Both of those series were played in Tallahassee. First pitch tonight is at 6 P-M.
And for the second straight year, the LSU-Alabama football game will not be shown by CBS on primetime.