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.

NORTH CAROLINA 5, STANFORD 2

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).

ARIZONA STATE 3, TEXAS 1

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.

VANDERBILT 11, OREGON STATE 1

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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