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Offense shines in LSU's run-rule victory

224 days ago
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BATON ROUGE - The No. 7 LSU softball team claimed a 11-0 one-hitter over Louisiana Tech Wednesday night in Tiger Park. The Tigers improve to 9-1 on the year, while the Lady Techsters fall to 2-7 on the season.

The Tigers had chances in the first two innings, leaving two no in the first and three on in the second. The bats came alive in the third inning as Georgia Clark led off with a double. Shelbi Sunseri followed with her first home run of the year, a two-run shot over the centerfield wall to take a 2-0 lead.

In the fourth, the Tigers loaded the bases and scored another run off an RBI walk from Taylor Pleasants, bringing in Amanda Doyle. Clark followed with her first grand slam as a Tiger, taking an offspeed pitch over the left field wall. Another run came in off a Morgan Cummins double to left.

The offense continued in the fourth with a Taylor Tidwell two-run shot to give the Tigers a 10-0 lead. Jordyn Perkins followed with a home run as she came in to pinch hit, her second in her career.

Maribeth Gorsuch pitched a spectacular game as she allowed just one hit and one walk on the game. She improves to 2-1 on the year. Bre Hernandez was charged with the loss, dropping to 2-2 on the year.

The Tigers host the Purple & Gold Challenge this weekend, hosting Sam Houston State and Belmont. The Tigers will play Belmont Friday at 3:30 p.m. with Sam Houston at 6 p.m.