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NCAA Baseball Championship – Hattiesburg Regional - Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Tigers tack on 10 in the 8th to come back against Owls

484 days ago
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - LSU scored 10 runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to take a 14-11 lead in the NCAA Hattiesburg Regional inside Pete Taylor Park and clinch an opening-game victory in the NCAA Regional on Friday evening.

LSU moves to 39-20 and the Owls fall to 35-27.

The Tigers are set to face top-seeded Southern Miss Saturday at 6 p.m. CT in the winner's bracket game. The contest will stream on ESPN+ and can be heard on LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates including

LSU reliever Devin Fontenot picked up the victory after tossing 3.1 innings while giving up no runs on two hits with six strikeouts.

Owls reliever Smith Pinson (6-6) was charged with the loss after throwing no innings, facing three batters and giving up three runs on two hits.

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