Ole Miss baseball wins big over Arizona, forcing Super Regional Game 3
Ole Miss bounced back in a big way Saturday night in the Tucson Super Regional. The Rebels fought off elimination with a 12-3 over host Arizona.
Ole Miss ended its eight-inning scoring drought by taking a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. The Rebels exploded for six runs in the second inning, their most productive frame of the night. When Arizona scored two in the top of the fourth inning, the Rebels took back the momentum with three runs of their own in the bottom half to make it 10-2.
Jacob Gonzalez led the way with 3 RBIs. Gonzalez had two doubles and a home run.
JAKE GONZALEZ PUTS THE REBELS UP WITH A LEAD OFF BOMBSKI pic.twitter.com/dGOUZDSckd
— 11Point7: The College Baseball Podcast 🎙 (@11point7) June 13, 2021
Hurler Doug Nikhazy struck out 10 in his 5.1-inning outing. Austin Miller pitched the remaining 3.2 innings.
That man is a WARRIOR.
Working in a jam, Nikhazy forces back-to-back outs including his tenth strikeout of the night!
— Ole Miss Baseball (@OleMissBSB) June 13, 2021
Sunday’s deciding Game 3 is set for 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on ESPN2.