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UL Baseball Downs Southern Miss, 13-4

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UL sophomore utility man Ryan Leonards

 

Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun baseball team captured a non-conference road win on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, 13-4, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

The win avenges a 9-2 setback at the hands of Southern Miss on Friday night, and evens up the three-game, weekend, non-conference series at one game apiece.

The Cajuns scored 11 runs over the middle innings, including a six-run fifth inning, to help them cruise to the nine-run route.

That six-run fifth inning broke open a 4-3 contest, and helped nail down the win for Louisiana.

Ryan Leonards led the way for the Cajuns, offensively, going 3-for-4, with two runs scored, while Caleb Adams went 2-for-4, with three runs scored, and three RBI’s, including his fourth home run of the season.

In a losing cause for Southern Miss, Mason Robbins 3-for4, with a run scored, and two RBI’s.

Matt Plitt (1-0) recorded the win for Louisiana, while Cord Cockrell tossed the final 4 1/3 innings to pick up his first save.

Golden Eagles starting pitcher Jake Drehoff (1-1) suffered the loss.

With the victory, the Cajuns improved to 12-3 on the season, while Southern Miss fell to 7-7.

The two teams meet in the rubber game of the series on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Austin Robichaux (1-0, 2.40 ERA) gets the start for Louisiana, while USM will counter with  Conor Fisk (0-0, 0.00 ERA), who will be making his first appearance of the season.

You can hear all the play-by-play action on News Talk, 96.5, KPEL-FM, and on-line, at kpel965.com, beginning with the pre-game show at 12:45 pm.

View the game box score.

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