Xavier avoids elimination with 9-6 win
HOUSTON -- Xavier took advantage of a couple of critical ninth-inning plays to claim a 9-6 victory over Sam Houston State and advance into another elimination game on Sunday.
After Sam Houston State had tied the score in the top of the seventh inning, Neil Lindgren's clutch two-run homer in the seventh gave Xavier the lead for good.
The Musketeers added another run in the eighth on a two-out single by Drew Schmidt.
Sam Houston State rallied to advance two runners into scoring ...
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