LSU Wins Sixth College World Series Title

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - LSU, which two years ago wasn't good enough to qualify for its conference tournament, is the best team in college baseball again.

The Tigers won their sixth national title Wednesday night, breaking open game 3 of the College World Series finals with a five-run sixth inning that carried them to an 11-4 victory over Texas.

Jared Mitchell hit a three-run homer in the first inning as LSU (56-17) built a 4-0 lead. Texas (50-16-1) pulled even, but Mikie Mahtook's tie-breaking double ignited the Tigers' big sixth against the mistake-prone Longhorns.

Anthony Ranaudo (12-3) got the win in a so-so outing that saw him allow four runs on eight hits and five walks in 5 1-3 innings.

Brandon Workman (3-5) took the loss.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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