SEC Tourney roundup: Two headed to semis, two headed home
MAY 23, 2014 1:59a ET
It was elimination day at the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Alabama on Thursday. No.6-seed Vanderbilt and No. 4-seed South Carolina were sent packing after they each lost their second game while LSU and Kentucky advanced to Saturday's semifinals.
Ole Miss 7, Vanderbilt 2
Austin Anderson led the way with two hits and two RBI.
Florida 7, South Carolina 2
Bobby Poyner picked up the win in relief, pitching the final five innings and allowing just two hits.
Casey Turgeon went 3-for-5 with two RBI to pace the offense.
LSU 7, Arkansas 2
The third-seeded Tigers will ride a six-game winning streak into the semifinals after beating the Razorbacks. Aaron Nola allowed five hits in 7.1 innings and catcher Tyler Moore paced the offense with a game-high three hits along with two RBI and two runs scored.
This was LSUâs 70th win in SEC Tournament history, the most of any program.
Kentucky 7, Mississippi State 6, 12 innings
Four times Mississippi State took the lead only to see Kentucky answer each time, including a sac fly in the ninth to send it to extra frames.