Gators hammer 'Dogs in Game 1

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Hudson Randall allowed one run over eight sharp innings, and Florida belted three home runs in an 11-1 rout of Mississippi State on Friday in the opener of their best-of-three NCAA Super Regional series.

Randall (10-3) scattered six hits and struck out a season-high eight. Mississippi State (37-24) scored its lone run in the sixth on Jarrod Parks' RBI groundout.

Nolan Fontana, Mike Zunino and Daniel Pigott each homered for Florida (49-16). Fontana hit a two-run shot in the second, Zunino led off the third with a home run -- his team-leading seventh of the season -- and Pigott added a solo shot in the seventh inning.

Mississippi State starter Evan Mitchell (6-2) lasted only two innings and took the loss.


In Chapel Hill, N.C., Patrick Johnson pitched into the eighth inning and Seth Baldwin hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to help North Carolina come out on top.

Johnson allowed five hits while striking out seven in 7 innings for the Tar Heels (49-14).


In Austin, Texas, Arizona State's Brady Rogers pitched into the seventh inning and Texas committed two errors in the third to help the Sun Devils.

The Sun Devils (43-16) added its final run in the eighth when Joey DeMichele hit an RBI single to left field.


In Nashville, Tenn., Mike Yastrzemski homered and drove in four runs in the win.

Yastrzemski was 2 for 4 and his three-run home run in the fourth gave Vanderbilt (51-10) an eight-run lead. Jason Esposito added a two-run home run and drove in three runs.

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