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Reported games for the week of
Friday, September 12 2014
  • Albany

    0

    St. Thomas Aquinas

    28

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Ascension Christian

    12

    Crescent City

    8

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Belaire

    8

    East Feliciana

    20

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Bogalusa

    12

    West St. John

    19

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Broadmoor

    18

    Parkview Baptist

    41

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Catholic - B.R.

    48

    Mandeville

    0

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Central

    51

    Morgan City

    27

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Covenant Christian

    21

    White Castle

    30

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • De La Salle

    6

    St. Michael the Archangel

    16

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Denham Springs

    35

    Salmen

    14

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Donaldsonville

    0

    Dutchtown

    43

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Dunham

    23

    Ascension Catholic

    24

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • East Iberville

    0

    Christian Life

    54

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • East St. John

    15

    Scotlandville

    14

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Eleanor McMain

    16

    Independence

    13

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • False River

    6

    Ascension Episcopal

    35

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Hanson Memorial

    32

    Catholic - P.C.

    6

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Jewel Sumner

    22

    Kentwood

    28

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • L.W. Higgins

    0

    St. Amant

    46

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Loranger

    3

    Riverside Academy

    37

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Madison Prep

    12

    Woodlawn - B.R.

    35

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • McDonogh #35

    39

    Lutcher

    40

    AT
    09/12 - Final/OT
  • McKinley

    40

    Capitol

    0

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Northeast

    12

    Baker

    0

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Northwest

    0

    Zachary

    48

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Patterson

    27

    East Ascension

    42

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Plaquemine

    47

    Brusly

    20

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Ponchatoula

    55

    Amite

    6

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Redemptorist

    12

    Port Allen

    66

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Southern Lab

    6

    University Lab

    19

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Springfield

    43

    Walker

    42

    AT
    09/12 - Final/OT
  • St. Helena College & Career Academy

    0

    Live Oak

    35

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • St. James

    14

    E.D. White

    20

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • St. John

    7

    Episcopal

    31

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Tara

    17

    Amite County, MS

    6

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • Varnado

    20

    Pine

    44

    AT
    09/12 - Final
  • West Feliciana

    21

    Franklin Parish

    0

    AT
    09/12 - Final

Inexperience no concern for LSU heading into College World Series

Inexperience no concern for LSU heading into College World Series
NBC33
LSU
Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 3:38pm

With two dominating wins against Oklahoma, the LSU baseball team earned a spot in the College World Series. For the Tigers, the unforgettable weekend was the result of 12 months of memories.

"It's what I dreamed of doing, it's what I guaranteed we were gonna do at the beginning of the year, and that's what we're gonna do," said shortstop Alex Bregman

A rain delay could not stop the Tigers in Saturday's game, and neither could the Sooners. LSU allowed the Sooners just seven hits on the weekend, and outscored them 14-1.

"That's why I came to college," second baseman Jacoby Jones said. "That's why I came to LSU: the past and the history they had in Omaha, and that's what I wanted to do."

Jones was the hero in Game Two, batting 4-4, scoring three times and driving in two. He hit a home run in the ninth inning, and turned lazy play by Oklahoma's center fielder into a double in the fourth.

At this stage in 2012, the Tigers were stunned by Stony Brook. But losing in that Super Regional might have been the best thing to happen for this year's team.

"Everybody wanted to dwell on what happened at the end of last year," head coach Paul Mainieri said. "And I kept saying, 'all that happened from last year was us getting a lot of, gaining a lot of confidence and the belief that we could do it.'"

"Well, it started day one with team meetings," agreed catcher Ty Ross. "And we set our goal not only to be [in] Omaha, but to win the whole thing."

By the ninth inning of Game Two, the Sooners knew they were beaten. The score was 5-1, and LSU had shut them out in seven consecutive innings. Then the Tigers put up another six runs, allowing Mainieri a chance to give his seniors a proper ending to their last home game. Raph Rhymes and Alex Edward each got RBI hits in the inning, and each was lifted for a pinch runner so fans could cheer them off the field.

"It was a special moment," Rhymes said. "I play in front of the best fans in the country. I was so happy for these other seniors, to get that standing ovation, as well."

"You know, you don't put the bats away, you don't count anything yet, but I was starting to enjoy it a little bit, I have to be honest with you," Mainieri said, smiling again.

This marks the first trip to the College World Series for the Tigers since 2009. None of the players on the current roster have ever experienced Omaha, but Mainieri sees no reason for it to overwhelm them.

"A good friend of mine once told me, too, that if experience was a prerequisite, then we'd have never put a man on the moon," Mainieri stated. "Right? Nobody had ever been there before; how do you know you could do it for sure?

"The autograph seekers, the media coverage, the big crowds, the beautiful ballparks; that kinda sounds like normal to us."

Bregman believes he and his teammates have prepared well enough all season long to handle the spotlight, based in part on the philosophy of Malcolm Gladwell.

"We have a 10,000 hour rule here," Bregman said. "You can't be great at something until you work at something for 10,000 hours, and that's what this team did. We're just so happy and so thankful for all these fans to come out, and we can't wait to go to Omaha and win that thing."

The Tigers will play their first game in Omaha on Saturday against the UCLA Bruins.

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