Ole Miss was tested by the best offense in the nation. Tennessee Tech rallied twice to tie thanks to the long ball. But the 3rd time wasn't the charm.
Houston Roth struck out Anthony Junior in the bottom of the 9th to secure a 9-8 Rebel victory. The Golden Eagles had the tying run at 3rd base with 2 outs. Ole Miss entered the bottom of the 9th with a 9-5 lead before TTU's late surge.
Will Golsan led the Rebs with 3 RBI in the victory. Mike Bianco's crew advance to the Oxford Regional Final.
FINAL: Ole Miss tops Tennessee Tech 9-8 in a NAIL-BITER OMG— Rachel Richlinski (@RachRichlinski) June 4, 2018
Rebs play again at noon tomorrow.
HOUSTON ROTH YOU ARE OUR HERO!!!! pic.twitter.com/EMYJQfaUpO— Ole Miss Baseball (@OleMissBSB) June 4, 2018
*gulp*— Rachel Richlinski (@RachRichlinski) June 4, 2018
Tennessee Tech scores 2 runs.
Hey, um, it’s 9-8.
1st & 3rd. 2 outs.
Houston Roth enters.
Full count, 2 outs, bases loaded -- Anthony Servideo walks and thanks to a wild pitch, 2 runs score!— Rachel Richlinski (@RachRichlinski) June 4, 2018
Rebs up 9-5 T9
Ole Miss face off with Tennessee Tech once again. TTU best Missouri State in a elimination game late Sunday night
The Rebels and Golden Eagles face off Monday at 12:00pm. The home team is 1 win away from hosting Super Regionals.
#4 Ole Miss 9, Saint Louis 2
Tennessee Tech 6, Missouri State 4
Missouri State 9, Saint Louis 8 (Billikens eliminated)
#4 Ole Miss 9, Tennessee Tech 8
Tennessee Tech 2, Missouri State 1 (Bears eliminated)
Game 6 - Monday 12:00pm: #4 Ole Miss vs. Tennessee Tech
Game 7 - Monday 6:00pm: If Necessary
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