This Weekend in the Sun Belt
South Alabama is still in first place in the Sun Belt Conference.
But the lead is down to one game.
Troy defeated Florida International Sunday to complete a three game sweep of the Panthers and move within one game of the Jaguars, who lost to Middle Tennessee Sunday 6-5.
Meanwhile, Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns are two games out of first place after sweeping Arkansas State. They have a two game lead on FAU and Western Kentucky. The Owls lost their series to UALR by falling 10-5 on Sunday, while WKU moved into a tie for fourth by defeating Louisiana-Monroe and winning their series.
The standing after Sunday's games are as follows:
South Alabama 17-7
ARKANSAS ST. 10-14
MIDDLE TENN. 9-15
Next weekend is the big showdown at M. L. "TIgue":Moore Field between Louisiana and longtime rival South Alabama. Arkansas State is at Troy, FIU is at UALR, FAU is at Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee hosts ULM.