Ty Floyd struck out 17 and Josh Pearson snagged a game-saving catch within the tenth inning on Saturday to arrange Cade Beloso.
The LSU first basemen then slugged a solo house run into the right-field stands within the eleventh to safe a 4-3 thriller over Florida in Recreation 1 of the Faculty World Collection.
The Gators would not reply within the backside half of the inning
Beloso’s heroics had been arrange by Pearson’s beautiful catch in left discipline that doubtless prevented Florida from securing a walk-off win a half inning earlier.
The victory secures a 1-0 collection lead for the Tigers over their SEC rivals, leaving them a win away from securing a nationwide championship.