Bats come alive in late innings, as Ole Miss forces Game 3
LAFAYETTE - The Ragin Cajuns, for the second straight game, fell behind in the early part of the ball game, and for the second straight game the ULL squad fought back to tie the game.
The Rebels put up a run in the first inning with a Will Allen double down the line to score Austin Anderson in the first frame.
Cajun bats had been stifled by starting pitcher Christian Trent until Dylan Butler doubled in Seth Harrison to score the equalizer.
Mississippi's Preston Overbey hit a solo shot to left field to break the tie, but the game was brought back to a tie with Blake Trahan's single to make it 2-2 in the 8th inning.
Chad Bortles hit a two-RBI double in the bottom of the 8th frame to blow the lead open to 5-2 after Will Allen also contributed a run to the Rebels' cause.