STARKVILLE-- Mississippi State redshirt junior Wes Rea, a former Harrison Central standout, hit three home runs and drove in eight RBIs Saturday as the Bulldogs split a doubleheader with Holy Cross in front of 7,646 fans at Dudy Noble Field. The Maroon and White won the first game by a score of 8-4, before narrowly losing by a 7-6 margin to the Crusaders in game two. The two teams wrap up the series with a noon finale Sunday.
ULL 8, Southern Miss 5: After trailing for most of the game, the 14th ranked Ragin' Cajuns baseball team came back to win in 12 innings in the first game of a doubleheader at Pete Taylor Park.
First baseman Chase Compton was the hero of the game driving in four runs to tie a career-high while going 2-for-5 at the plate and scored a run for ULL.Freshman Reagan Bazar notched his first career victory throwing two innings in relief.
Golden Eagles starter Cameron Giannini held the Cajuns scoreless in six innings of work also earning a no decision. Giannini limited Louisiana to just two hits with two strikeouts in the game. Reliever Ryan Milton was saddled with the loss for the Golden Eagles giving up one unearned run on one hit in 0.2 innings.
Ole Miss 6, Georgia State 0: Christian Trent held the Georgia State offense in check until the Rebel bats could heat up and explode for a pair of big innings as Ole Miss (6-0) took the weekend series.
Auston Bousfield and Sikes Orvis led the Rebel offense in two explosive middle innings. Bousfield went 3-for-6 on the afternoon with a home run and four RBI, while Orvis went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI.
Trent (2-0) worked 7.0 innings and allowed one run on three hits with six strikeouts. It marked the second straight outing for Trent to not allow a walk this season. He was one of two pitchers to work on the afternoon as Josh Laxer closed out the final 2.0 innings with a walk, three strikeouts and one hit allowed.
No. 2 LSU 15, Toledo 1: The Tigers (6-0) scored eight runs in the fourth inning to rout Toledo and remain unbeaten. Junior Kyle Bouman earned his second win of the season for LSU (6-0), pitching six innings and allowing one run and seven hits and struck out three. Freshman Kramer Robertson was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI.