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That goes 5-4-3 and Sam Houston escapes the jam … Bearkats lead 5-2. #EatEmUpKats
— Sam Houston Baseball (@BearkatsBSB) June 10, 2017
Sam Houston State came out hot in its first-ever trip to the Super Regionals. It put a quick three-spot on the scoreboard in the first inning and kept rolling from there behind some nifty defense — including a 5-4-3 triple play to get out of a third inning jam.
New pitcher Riley Cooper came on for Sam Houston State in the third. He allowed a leadoff walk and after back-to-back singles, the Seminoles were in business. One run was across and two were still on with no outs.
That is until Quincy Nieporte came to the plate. He hit a sharp grounder to Bearkats third baseman Taylor Beene, who quickly stepped on third before starting the around-the-horn trifecta. The Florida State threat was eliminated with three outs in a matter of seconds.
— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 10, 2017
The Bearkats look to keep their Cinderella run going, as they hold on to a 5-2 lead over nationally-ranked Florida State.