Bramlett pitches Alabama past Mississippi 6-1 in SEC tourney
HOOVER, Ala. - Geoffrey Bramlett pitched a complete game and struck out 10 batters, leading Alabama to a 6-1 victory over Mississippi Tuesday in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
The Crimson Tide (31-26) plays Texas A&M on Wednesday, when the tournament moves to the double-elimination format. Ole Miss (30-26) was knocked out.
Bramlett (8-3) allowed nine hits, all singles, and didn't walk anybody.
Alabama gave him all the cushion he needed with a four-run seventh inning, including Casey Hughston's RBI double. Hughston had two hits and drove in two runs.
JC Wilhite and Mikey White also had two hits for the Tide.
Ole Miss had four players with two hits each - Errol Robinson, Will Golsan, Kyle Watson and J.B. Woodman.
Robinson drove in the Rebels' lone run with a single in the fifth.
Scott Weathersby (4-2) absorbed the loss after giving up three runs in six innings.