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LSU softball tops Louisiana Lafayette 6-1, forces winner-take-all game 7

2 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Monday, May 22 2017 May 22, 2017 May 22, 2017 1:35 AM May 22, 2017 in LSU Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - The game ended after midnight, but the result was worth the wait for the LSU softball team as they beat Louisiana Lafayette 6-1 to force a winner-take-all game 7 in the Baton Rouge Regional at Tiger Park. 

Battling rain and lightning delays throughout the day Sunday, the Tigers remained resiliant as Carley Hoover (13-6) pitched her 2nd complete game of the day, allowing just one run on 5 hits against the Cajuns. 

The Tigers, meanwhile, got big offensive contributions from several players. Sahvanna Jaquish and Amber Serrett each hit home runs as the Tigers scored at least 1 run in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th frames. 

The Tigers (44-19) and Cajuns (47-7) will now face off in game 7 of the regional at 1:04 pm in Tiger Park on Monday. The winner will advance to the Super Regional round to face Florida State. 

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