Cole McConnell had a house run, a double and three RBIs, and No. 16 total seed and host Louisiana Tech beat No. 3 regional seed Alabama 10-8 to advance to the Ruston Regional closing
RUSTON, La. — Cole McConnell had a house run, a double and three RBIs, and No. 16 total seed and host Louisiana Tech beat No. 3 regional seed Alabama 10-8 in a Ruston Regional elimination recreation on Sunday.
The Bulldogs (42-19) superior to the regional closing to face No. 2 seed North Carolina State Sunday evening. Louisiana Tech misplaced to the Wolfpack 8-3 on Saturday and must beat them twice to clinch the area.
Steele Netterville hit a two-run house run within the prime of the fourth and Philip Matulia added an RBI single to provide Louisiana Tech a 9-5 lead.
Bulldogs reliever Kyle Crigger (4-2) allowed three runs, one earned, in 4 1/3 innings of aid to select up the win.
Jacob McNairy (1-1) received the loss for Alabama (32-26), which scored two runs within the backside of the ninth however left the tying run on first when Zane Denton flied out to finish the Crimson Tide’s season.
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