Southern Mississippi defeats Marshall
BILOXI, Miss. - Southern Miss withstood Marshall University’s comeback bid in the eighth inning and added some insurance in the ninth inning for a 10-5 victory Thursday in the Conference USA baseball tournament at MGM Park.
Marshall cut into a 7-3 deficit with two runs in the eighth.
Raul Cabrera’s walk, a single from Luke Edwards and Geordon Blanton’s walk loaded the bases for Shane Hanon who delivered a two-run single with one out. The Thundering Herd left two runners on base.
Gabe Montenegro of the second-seeded Golden Eagles bashed a three-run home run in the ninth for a 10-5 lead.