Stillwater, Okla. ( Associated Press) – Rock Riggio had seven RBIs, Griffin Dorsing hit a go-forward Grand Slam to cap Oklahoma State’s sixth inning of seven, and the Cowboys beat Missouri State 29-15 on Sunday from elimination at Stillwater Rally to escape. regional.
Oklahoma State (41–21), who defeated the Bears 10–5 in the regional opening round, plays Arkansas in the championship round. A loss to the Razorbacks, who beat OSU 10-5 on Saturday to knock the Cowboys into the losing category, would force Monday’s finale.
Missouri State scored nine runs in the second innings and three more runs in the bottom of the third to take a 12–0 lead, but the Cowboys scored at least four in five of the final six innings – including seven in the sixth and ninth. -Seven runs included.
Reliever Trevor Martin (4-3) played the last 6 2/3 innings and took the win by dismissing 16 batsmen.
Nolan McLean hit a home run to take the lead in sixth place, and Dorshing grabbed the top of the innings with a base-loaded shot to give Oklahoma State a 17-14 lead.
Riggio finished 5-for-7 in fifth with two doubles and a two-run homer. Jake Thompson went 4-for-6 with two doubles and three RBIs, and Marcus Brown 5-for-7 with three doubles, three RBIs and five runs.
Drake Baldwin scored a double, two home runs and seven runs for Missouri State (31-29). Spencer Nivens, Cam Kratick, Grant Wood and Will Duff each hit homers for the Bears.
The 44 runs scored is an NCAA Tournament single-game record.
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