Ole Miss’ Auston Bousfield Walk-Off Win in Extras in SEC Action

SEC BaseballOXFORD, Miss – Auston Bousfield hit a one-out, bases-loaded, walk-off single to center field in the 10th as No. 15 Ole Miss pulled out the 2-1 win in extras over Georgia. Bousfield drove in both Rebels’ run on the day as the squad from Oxford held on to their one game lead in the SEC West division.

Georgia’s David Sosebee and Ole Miss’ Sam Smith dueled through seven innings to a 1-1 tie. Sosebee allowed 6 hits and surrendered no walks while striking out three. Smith allowed seven hits and an earned run with three strikeouts.

The Bulldogs struck first with a score in the first inning when Daniel Nichols lifted a sac fly to score Conor Welton with runners one out and runners on first and third.

The Rebels would strike back on Bousfield’s two-out single in the fifth that scored Dalton Dulin who struck out earlier in the inning but reached base on a passed ball. Bousefield wasn’t the only Rebel with multiple hits as Errol Robinson finished with a three hit game.

Jeremy Massie came on in relief of Smith and threw three scoreless innings. Massie allowed only a hit as the game headed to extra innings.

Ole Miss leads in-state rival No. 25 Mississippi State by a game heading into the final weekend of conference play.

SEC Baseball Action

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Cody Walker drew a walk-off, bases-loaded walk in the 12th inning that gave Mississippi State the series win with a 4-3 victory over Tennessee Sunday at Dudy Noble Field. Jacob Lindgren struck out eight over 5.1 scoreless innings in relief for the win to improve to 4-1 on the season.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Logan Nottebrok hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning as Texas A&M avoided the sweep with a 6-5 win over Arkansas on Sunday. The homer capped off a three-hit afternoon for the third baseman who also scored twice on the day.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Ka’ai Tom smacked a walk-off single in the 10th inning scoring JaVon Shelby to take the series with a 6-5 win over Auburn on Sunday. The hit was Tom’s only hit on the day.

BATON ROUGE, La. – The game between No.8 LSU and No. 23 Alabama was cancelled due to inclement weather.

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Mark West grew up playing and loving baseball. In college, he found an interest in writing and reporting on sports. He graduated from Arkansas State University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Radio and Television Broadcasting with a News emphasis and a minor in Political Science. Mark can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @MarkWestCBC Mark began writing a few years ago informally about politics and sports on various blogs, but has focused primarily on baseball writing for the last two years. He loves Arkansas State Red Wolves baseball and writes about the games and the players for the Red Wolves and the Sun Belt Conference. Mark is a member of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, giving him official votes in the Dick Howser Trophy, Regional Players of the Year, and NCBWA All-America voting. Follow on Twitter @MarkWestCBC