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STARKVILLE – Growing up 40 miles from Dudy Noble Field, sophomore Luke Hancock knows The Dude is a special place. On Saturday he made his mark in history.
Hancock scored a walk-off grand slam that gave Mississippi State No. 5 a 9-5 win over Tulane to even her weekend streak at one game pro Level the game.
« If you can get this atmosphere going here in the stadium, it’s really hard to play bad luck, » said Mississippi coach Chris Lemonis. “Luke took advantage of it in the end. I am very happy for our boys. They fought all day. They never bowed their heads, they just kept competing. We had a disappointing couple of innings but you just have to keep playing and I thought our boys did that. “
Hancock’s homer was the last of three goals for the Bulldogs on Saturday. Tanner Allen hit one in the first inning, and sophomore freshman Kamren James led the sixth inning with his second home run of the year.
Second year freshman Landon Sims was again very relieved for MSU . He went into the game with one runner first and one runner, knocking out the last two batters to end the third inning. He then knocked out 10 batters in 3 2/3 innings of work.
« Right now he’s our best guy when it comes to attacking the zone, attacking the thugs and striving for it, » said Lemonis. « I love the pace he plays at and of course the stuff is great, but you have to beat him to score and be able to (productive things). »
Stone Simmons (1-0) threw a goalless ninth inning and clinched his maiden win for MSU after being replaced by Furman. He was working on a one-off single when all three of his outs hit the ground.
For Tulane, Chase Engelhard was 2-3 with a double and a home run. He added a pitch hit, scored twice, and ran in two runs.
Ole Miss 6, Central Florida 5
Central Florida 7, Ole Miss 2
Tim Elko’s two-time RBI single brought Ole Miss a win against Central Florida in the first game of a double-header Saturday in Oxford.
The Rebels finished three runs in ninth place to avoid a second consecutive defeat by UCF.
Trey LaFleur started the winning rally with a lead-off home run. Calvin Harris then hit a one-time doubles and hit with a singles from Justin Bench to tie it with a 5. Bench finished third due to a mistake and Elko brought him home on the right field line with his game winner.
In the second game, Ben McCabe went 3-4 to central Florida with a double home run, two RBIs and four runs scored to lead a 7-2 win. UCF took two out of three games in the series from the Rebels, who reached the first # 1 national ranking in program history earlier this week.
Southern Miss 7, Connecticut 6
Chris Sargent secured two homers and drove five runs to lead Southern Miss to his second straight win in a run over Connecticut.
Sargent’s first home run in run three removed a 3-0 deficit with a three-way run. Shot. His second explosion, a two-run shot in the seventh inning, proved the difference in one-run competition.
Five of Southern Miss’s eight hits went for additional bases. Michael Wein scored an RBI double in the fourth inning to kick off and later scored a mistake to give USM a 5-3 lead.
Aubrey Gillentine, second of six pitchers in the Southern Miss, got the victory. He allowed one hit and hit three in three scoreless innings.
Garrett Ramsey tossed the final 1 2/3 innings without a baserunner scoring his second save of the season.
Southern Miss (4-2) and UConn (1-4) will end their three-game series on Sunday at 11 a.m. at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg.
Hinds 13, Holmes 3Holmes 8, Hinds 6
Connor Carter scored, doubled, drove in two runs and scored two more to lead Hinds Community College to a 13-3 win over Holmes Community College in the first game of a double-header Saturday in Raymond.
The former Warren Central star Caleb Sterling went 4-4 with two doubles and four runs for Hinds, and Tristan Tigrett scored a two-part home run in the sixth inning.
Hinds was unable to continue his big win in the second game of the double header.
Alex Frillman and Darion Duhon both went 2-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored when Holmes won 8-6 to save the breakup.
Former Warren Central star Vantrel Reed scored one 2-run home run for Hinds (3-5), and Justin Williams added a solo shot.
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