The top ranked LSU baseball team held on for an eight to six victory to win game one of its series against Alabama last night. Dylan Crews and Tommy White each homered and Crews drove in four runs. Paul Skenes allowed one run in six innings to improve to 8-and-1 on the season. Game two is tonight at 6 PM.
The Ragin Cajuns knocked off sixth ranked Coastal Carolina 11 to 9. John Taylor had three hits and also drove in three runs as UL Lafayette had 16 hits.
Louisiana Tech had 21 hits and and defeated Middle Tennessee 18-8. Brody Drost had a grand slam and Justin Williams homered twice.
Georgia Southern outscored ULM eight to six, Northwestern State doubled up Nicholls four to two, Lamar edged Southeastern Louisiana five to four, and UIW knocked off Mcneese eight to seven.
The Saints found themselves a pass rusher and a running back in day two of the NFL draft. With the 40th overall pick, the Saints selected defensive end Isaiah Foskey. He’s Notre DAme’s career record-holder for sacks with 26.5 for his career. Folsky had eleven sacks in 2022 and 2021.
In the third round, New Orleans took T-C-U running back Kendre Miller. He rushed for nearly 14-hundred yards for the Horned Frogs and had a streak of five-straight 100 yard rushing games. New Orleans was looking for a running back with Alvin Kamara facing a possible suspension as a result of the battery charges he faces for a fight that occured in a Las Vegas casino.
The Saints have five more picks today.
Former LSU Tiger B-J Ojulari went in the second round to the Arizona Cardinals.
The high school state softball championships are today in Sulphur. Tioga is playing in its first state title game since 1979 as they will take on St. Thomas More in the Division One select state title game.