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Hail State Wins, Face Vandy Boys in Final

Tanner Leggett’s timely base knock scored Brayland Skinner as No. 7 Mississippi State defeated No. 2 Texas 4-3 on a walk-off Saturday.

The Bulldogs will face the Vanderbilt Commodores in the College World Series finals (Game 1 is Monday night) in a best of three faceoff after the “if necessary” game that the Anchor Down crew forced on Friday afternoon was declared to be a “no contest” by the NCAA and the North Carolina St. Wolfpack was removed from the tournament due to COVID-19 contact tracing protocols.

Source(s):

NCAA Baseball via Twitter

College World Series Updates/ NCAA dot com

Skadi Baseball via You Tube

Vandy Advances, Longhorns and Bulldogs Play One More

Yesterday afternoon, the Vanderbilt Commodores beat a short-handed North Carolina St. Wolfpack squad 3-1 that suffered quarantine due COVID-19 protocols. According to NCAA.com, “the Vanderbilt vs. NC State game scheduled for Saturday has been ruled a no-contest due to COVID-19 protocols, as NC State “will not be able to continue in the championship”. In a late night affair that was delayed due to inclement weather in Omaha, the Texas Longhorns outlasted the Mississippi St. Bulldogs in an 8-5 contest. The Longhorns forced the “if necessary game” that will be played at 7 p.m. e.s.t. on Saturday night.

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Source(s):

The Athletic and Eric Olson/ AP Top 25 via Twitter