Mississippi State

Gators take first game over Mississippi State 11-1

Florida took the first game in a best-of-three series 11-1 against Mississippi State at the Super Regional in Gainesville, Fla.

The teams meet again at 11 a.m. Saturday. The game will be televised by ESPN.

If necessary, a third game will be played at noon Sunday on the same network.

The winner of the series earns a berth in the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

Read more about this story in Saturday's Sun Herald.