Da Boot Sports
By: David Penn
BATON ROUGE, LA - On a gorgeous Sunday morning at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field the LSU Tigers (6-1) beat the Towson Tigers (2-6) by a final score of 11-1.
Ty Floyd (2-0) went the first five innings for the Tigers recorded five punch outs, walking three, and the only hit surrendered was a solo homerun in the top of the second inning by Nolan Young.
RHP Devin Fontenot would enter the contest in the sixth inning for the middle relief assignment and strike out four hitters, walking a pair, but giving up zero hits.
LSU would get on the board in the fourth inning after threatening in the previous three. The Tigers of LSU would continue to
apply offensive pressure through the rest of the contest scoring at least two runs in every inning frame from the fourth inning on.
Brayden Jobert cracked his fourth home run of the season in the fourth inning to get LSU started which scored Jordan
Jacob Berry blasted his third homerun of the season, a solo shot in the fifth inning. Jobert added another run for the Tigers,
again scoring Thompson, on his single in the fifth inning.
Crews would send his second homer of the season into the parking lot scoring Tre’ Morgan in the sixth inning followed by Berry
singling in Cade Doughty to plate another run.
Jack Merrifield scored Jobert in the seventh inning on a sacrifice fly before Drew Bianco would score on a wild pitch.
Josh Stevenson would score on a wild pitch in the eighth inning and Josh Pearson would single to drive in Collier Cranford to cap the scoring.
The LSU defense ended up committing two errors including a collision in right center between Dylan Crews and Gavin Dugas with the ball falling harmlessly to the grass.
Nick Ramanjulu (2-1) got the start for Towson and put in four innings of work, striking out none, walking four, and giving up the two run shot to Jobert in the fourth inning.
LSU will take on the Southern Jags today, Sunday February 27 at 5:00pm to conclude their quadruple header.