Southern Miss baseball completes sweep of Louisiana Tech with 10-five victory
RUSTON, LA (WLBT) – Bryant Bowen drove in five runs with 3 hits as Southern Miss swept its commencing Conference USA baseball series with a ten-5 victory over Louisiana Tech Sunday at J.C. Love Field. Southern Miss (11-6, 3-0 C-USA) won for the 7th time in its last eight games and swept the Bulldogs (11-eight, 0-three) for the primary time 2017. Louisiana Tech becomes the simplest group to win a conference collection ultimate season against the Golden Eagles, taking 3 games in Hattiesburg.
The Golden Eagles are actually 14-4 towards the Bulldogs because they joined C-USA in 2014. As it had all weekend, Southern Miss hit the ball properly Sunday, amassing 12 hits against five Tech pitchers. The Golden Eagles finished the collection with forty hits, getting more than 10 in each of the three video games, and their 27 runs within the collection tied the variety Southern Miss scored in a season-beginning series win with Purdue. Bowen hit a domestic run, double and unmarried, and walked two times, attaining base in all five at-bats. He also drove in five runs and scored two times. Matthew Guidry homered and singled; Will McGills doubled and singled, and Gabe.
Montenegro singled twice. Cole Donaldson doubled and singled and drove in three runs, whilst Hunter Slater walked 3 instances and scored a run. The Bulldogs managed seven hits for a second consecutive day, with Steele Netterville hitting a double and single and Mason Robinson singling two times. Mason Mallard hit a home run, drove in two runs, and scored three times. Southern Miss’ 2d of five pitchers, Mason Strickland (2-0), picked up the win, pitching three innings and permitting one run on 3 hits. He walked one and struck out one. Left-hander Ryan Och pitched the very last innings and collected his second store. He walked 3 batters and struck out one in scoreless frames. Tech starter Logan Bailey took the loss, permitting 4 runs on 5 hits in three innings, strolling four, and hanging out four.
Southern Miss took a three-0 off Bailey whilst the Golden Eagles loaded the bases, and Cole Donaldson cleared them with a double. The Bulldogs got runs lower back in the bottom of the inning when Mallard hit a -run home run off Southern Miss starter Adam Jackson. The Golden Eagles went up 4-2 in the third on Bowen’s run-scoring single. However, Tech scored an unearned run when Brant Blaylock dropped the ball in the middle field. The Golden Eagles bumped back their cause 7-3 within the fifth inning on Bowen’s -run double and McGillis’ RBI double. Tech cut the lead to 7-4 in the sixth inning on walks and two hit-batsmen, after which made it 7-5 inside the seventh on a run-scoring double play. Guidry put Southern Miss lower back up 3 runs along with his 2d home run of the season, a solo shot to right discipline within the pinnacle of the 8th inning, and Bowen’s 2nd homer of the season, a -run shot, slammed the door shut within the pinnacle of the 9th inning. The Golden Eagles begin a 4-sport homestand at 6 p.M. Tuesday, welcoming the ULM to Pete Taylor Park.