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Wildcats End State's Extra-Innings Streak

Wildcats End State's Extra-Innings Streak

HOOVER – They'd become comfortable with these extra-inning affairs. But all such good streaks will come to an end, and for Mississippi State it came Thursday eveni…make that Friday morning. An otherwise-routine ground ball with bases loaded completed a 12-inning duel with Kentucky winning 7-6 in the SEC Tournament.

Zach Arnold's bouncer off Bulldog Preston Brown with one out in the bottom of the 12th sufficed to score Matt Rieda from third base and end everything at 12:46am. The win sends the Wildcats (35-22) to the semifinals round Saturday. Mississippi State (37-21) must return to the field later this same day for an elimination game with Florida. Most of State's overtime games have been quality contests...

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