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Walk-off! Chris Sciambra hits 9th inning home run in Tigers game 1 win

1 year 6 months 3 days ago June 06, 2015 Jun 6, 2015 Saturday, June 06 2015 June 06, 2015 8:27 PM in LSU Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - Chris Sciambra hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th inning to lift the LSU Tigers to a 4-3 win over Louisiana-Lafayette in game 1 of their Super Regional. 

This roller coaster game had it all, from an early Tigers lead to a gritty Cajuns comeback to the ultimate play from the former Catholic High standout. 

The Tigers took a 3-2 lead into the 9th, but Brenn Conrad hit a pinch-hit solo home run in the top of the 9th to tie the game at 3. 

Jake Fraley was a star early for the Tigers, getting two RBI hits, including a 2 run home run in the 3rd inning gave the Tigers a 3-0 lead.

Alex Lange finished with 8 innings pitched, 11 strikeouts, and gave up 3 runs as the Cajuns started to wear him down in the later innings.

The Cajuns run in the 6th was the first run in Lange's past 3 starts. 

The winner of this series goes to the College World Series: it's the first time the two in-state rivals have met in the Super Regional round. 

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