Tigers Advance To Super Regional - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Tigers Advance To Super Regional

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Alex Edward hit a game-tying double in the ninth, Austin Nola scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the 10th, and LSU outlasted Oregon State 6-5 on Sunday night to win the NCAA tournament's Baton Rouge regional.

Oregon State, playing as the home team on LSU's field, led 5-3 in the bottom of the sixth, but Tigers relievers Nick Rumbelow, Chris Cotton and Nick Goody shut out the Beavers the rest of the way.

Raph Rhymes was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer for LSU (46-16), which will host a super regional next weekend against the winner of Monday night's game between Stony Brook and Central Florida in Coral Gables, Fla.

Cotton (7-0) pitched a scoreless ninth for the win and Goody struck out the side in order in the bottom of the 10th for his 11th save.

Reliever Dylan Davis (1-1) took the loss for the Beavers (40-20).

 Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.

Powered by Frankly