HOOVER, Ala. (WCBI) — Mississippi State advances to the winner’s bracket in the SEC baseball tournament, making history in the process.
The 4-seed Bulldogs defeat 5-seed LSU, 6-5, in seventeen innings, recording the longest game in SEC Tournament history (6 hours, 43 minutes.)
Gunner Halter goes home the hero for Mississippi State (46-11, 20-10), delivering a base hit in the bottom of the seventeenth to win it.
The two teams combined to leave 38 batters on base (MSU: 21, LSU: 17), and a total of 11 pitchers were used in the ball game.
Mississippi State advances to the winner’s bracket, and will face 1-seed Vanderbilt at approximately 8 PM CT, Thursday.