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Dominguez goes deep twice as Louisville advances
Johnson, Burton also homer for Cardinals
Chris Dominguez hit
two of Louisville’s four home runs as the Cardinals powered past Mississippi
State 12-4 to stay alive in the College World Series Sunday afternoon in front
of 18,187 fans at Rosenblatt Stadium.
won its first College World Series game and will face the loser of Sunday
night’s Rice-North Carolina game on Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Bulldogs finish their
season with a record of 38-22.
After Logan Johnson
hit a two-run homer in the top of the first for Louisville, Dominguez crushed a
leadoff shot to center in the second for a 3-0 lead. His two-run homer was part
of a three-run rally in the top of the seventh that gave the Cardinals an 11-3
advantage. Dominguez has 15 home runs on the season, eight during the NCAA
Tournament. Dominguez and Johnson each have three home runs in the College World
Isaiah Howes had a
two-run double in the third for Louisville and Daniel Burton belted a three-run
homer in the fourth as the Cards built an 8-0 lead.
Brandon Turner hit
a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth for MSU. It was the final pitch
thrown by Louisville starter Justin Marks (9-2), who worked 5.1 innings with
four hits, three runs, five walks and five strikeouts. He took a hard bouncer
off his left knee earlier in the inning.
Mitch Moreland had
an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh for the Bulldogs. Chris Cates singled
and scored in the top of the ninth for Louisville to complete the scoring.
Cates finished with
three hits for the Cards, as did Howes and Burton. Leadoff hitter Jeffrey Rea
had three hits for MSU.