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Cajuns End State's Season With 5-3 Final

Cajuns End State's Season With 5-3 Final

LAFAYETTE – It wasn't much of a hope. But for a senior in the last at-bat of his last college game slender hope was all Brett Pirtle had there, dashing for first base after swinging and missing on 2-2. "Hopefully he's going to make an error, there's a chance of that happening. I was hoping he'd hit me in the back of the helmet or something. But it didn't happen."

It did not. Louisiana-Lafayette catcher Michael Strentz made the throw on target to officially end the 5-3 victory and take the Lafayette Regional championship. The host and #6 national seed Ragin' Cajuns, coming through the losers bracket with four straight wins including consecutive contests with the Bulldogs, advance to the NCAA Tournament's super regional round. Mississippi State finished... Recommended Stories

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