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Dogs Deliver In Eighth For 5-4 Comeback Win

Dogs Deliver In Eighth For 5-4 Comeback Win

The longest hit might have changed the game's direction. But it was the shortest single of the evening that accelerated Mississippi State's latest comeback victory. Those and three other safeties produced a four-run eighth inning to carry the Bulldogs past stunned South Carolina 5-4. "I'm just proud of the way we keep battling," said Demarcus Henderson. "We get down and keep fighting."

Battling and fighting did indeed carry Mississippi State to a SEC series-opening win at Dudy Noble Field. Down 4-1 and continually frustrated by un-scored runners, the host Bulldogs finally strung a lot of good contact and some good luck together for the one big inning necessary. State walked off the field 39-15, 15-13 SEC, and at least for the moment alone at fifth in the overall league standings...

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