Baseball Recaps: April 25
Lamar 14 Southern 12 (10 innings)
BATON ROUGE, La. – Southern fell to Lamar 14-12 in a wild affair that took extra innings in non-conference action on Wednesday.
After Lamar took the early lead with two runs in the first, John Pope knocked in a double to right center to drive in a run and make the score 2-1 after one.
SUBR added two more runs in the second to take a 3-2 lead. Courtland Simenaux hit an RBI single to drive in one run. Ashanti Wheatley hit a solo home run to for the Jags second run of the inning and make the score 3-2 in favor of SUBR after two.
Lamar would take the lead in the fourth, scoring three runs in that frame, to make the score 7-4.
Southern answered in the bottom of the sixth. Rashard Raine belted a three run home run to give the Jaguars the score at 7-6 lead after six.
Southern extended its lead in the bottom of the seventh. The Jaguars scored one run on a wild pitch and another by way of a throwing error by Lamar in the inning, to take a 9-6 advantage.
Lamar took the lead again in the eighth, scoring five runs to make the score 11-9.
In the bottom of the eighth, Tyler LaPorte knocked in an RBI single for SUBR to make the score 12-10.
In the ninth, after Lamar scored one run in the top of the inning, The Jaguars scored two runs, which tied the score at 12-12, sending the game to extra innings.
In the extra frame, Lamar scored two runs, to make the score 14-12. Southern was unable to score in the bottom of the 10th, giving Lamar the two-run victory.
Northwestern State 34 Mississippi Valley State 0
NATCHOITOCHES, La. – Mississippi Valley State fell 34-0 on Wednesday to Northwestern State.
The Delta Devils did not have an answer in the contest. MVSU was unable to keep pace offensively.
Kanaikai Gaughen went 2 for 4 form the plate in the defeat for MVSU/ The Delta Devils were limited to just four hits in the loss.