STATESBORO, Ga. — Catcher David LaManna experienced a two-run double in the bottom of the very first inning just before a 5-hour, 59-minute rain hold off and Jared Miller scored the go-ahead operate on a wild pitch in the eighth soon after participate in resumed as Notre Dame held off Texas Tech 3-2 in the Statesboro Regional on Friday.
Notre Dames (36-14) will play the winner of Saturday morning’s postponed game involving tourney host Ga Southern and UNC Greensboro, later Saturday. Texas Tech (37-21) will participate in the loser of the postponement in an elimination game prior to the Fighting Irish activity.
Texas Tech pulled even at 2-all in the prime of the eighth on Easton Murrell’s two-out two-operate one.
Notre Dame pushed throughout the successful operate in its 50 percent of the eighth. LaManna achieved on catcher’s interference to direct off the inning and state-of-the-art to next on a sacrifice bunt by Jack Penney. Miller arrived on to pinch run, stole third base and scored on a wild pitch by Mason Molina.
Chase Hampton took the decline in reduction for the Red Raiders despite permitting only the unearned run in the eighth. He yielded a few hits and two walks in six innings, striking out 12.
Aidan Tyrell struck out Owen Washburn with a runner on 3rd to conclusion the game for his second preserve of the time. Will Mercer (2-1) notched the earn for the Irish with a scoreless inning of work.