BATON ROUGE, La. - Connor Hollis had a two-run double to highlight a seven-run third inning and Houston defeated LSU 12-2 to win the NCAA s Baton Rouge regional on Monday.
The Cougars (48-16) advance to take on Texas in the super regionals. The host is to be determined.
Hollis greeted LSU reliever Brady Domangue with a two-run double to make it 5-2 and Ashford Fulmer followed with an RBI single to make it 6-2. After Domangue intentionally walked Kyle Survance, Michael Pyeatt followed with a two-run single make it 8-2. A sacrifice fly by Ratcliff capped the inning.
LSU (46-16-1) jumped out to 2-0 in the first on Sean McMullen s two-run single.
Jared Robinson (5-1) worked 6 1-3 inning of relief for Houston. Parker Bugg (2-2) allowed four runs in 2.1 innings for LSU.