South Alabama vs LSU (May 26)



Box score (NCAA)

                               1997 LSU Baseball
                         South Alabama at LSU (Game 1)
                        May 26 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box)

South Alabama 4 (43-18)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Brey Curtis cf...........  3  0  0  0   1  1  3  0   0
 Gabe Bolton 1b..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  3  0   0
Tom Whitehurst rf........  3  0  0  0   1  2  2  0   0
 Josh Masino rf..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Joey Choron 2b...........  4  1  1  1   0  0  1  2   0
 Jason Crain 2b..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Brett Jackson dh.........  3  0  0  0   0  2  0  0   0
 Casey Williamson ph.....  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
I.B. Stacy 1b............  3  1  0  0   0  1  6  0   0
 Andy Sutley cf..........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Terry Wiley c............  3  0  1  0   0  0  3  0   0
 Brad Touchstone c.......  1  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0
Tom Salvagio 3b..........  3  1  2  0   0  1  0  2   0
Eric Smith lf............  3  1  1  3   0  2  4  0   0
 Earnie Granville lf.....  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Rob Breazeale ss.........  3  0  1  0   0  1  1  5   2
Jason Norton p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Terrell Deason p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Peter Cooke p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 31  4  6  4   2 10 24  9   2

LSU 14 (52-13)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Danny Higgins dh.........  4  2  1  2   1  0  0  0   0
Blair Barbier 2b.........  3  1  0  0   0  1  3  2   0
 Keith Polozola ph/2b....  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Brandon Larson ss........  3  2  1  2   1  2  1  1   0
 Johnnie Thibodeaux ph/3b  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0
Eddy Furniss 1b..........  3  1  1  0   1  0  8  1   0
 Conan Horton pr/1b......  0  0  0  0   0  0  3  0   0
Mike Koerner cf..........  3  2  1  3   1  0  3  0   0
Trey McClure 3b..........  3  2  2  2   0  0  0  3   0
 Casey Cuntz ph/3b.......  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Tom Bernhardt rf.........  3  1  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
 Jeremy Witten rf........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Wes Davis lf.............  3  1  2  4   0  0  1  1   0
 Bryon Bennett lf........  1  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
Clint Earnhart c.........  2  0  0  0   0  1  3  2   1
 Brad Cresse ph/c........  1  1  0  0   1  0  4  0   0
Doug Thompson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Totals................... 33 14 10 13   5  4 27 14   1

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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South Alabama....... 100 300 000 -  4  6  0
LSU................. 503 300 03X - 14 10  0
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DP - S. Alabama 1; LSU 1. LOB - S. Alabama 2; LSU 1. 2B - Salvagio(6);
McClure(9); Davis(4). HR - Choron(21); Smith(5); Higgins(9); Larson(35);
Koerner(19); Davis(15). HBP - Barbier. CS - Whitehurst(5).

South Alabama          IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Jason Norton........  2.2  6  8  8  3  3 14 17  65
Terrell Deason......  4.1  2  3  3  1  1 14 16  71
Peter Cooke.........  1.0  2  3  3  1  0  5  6  20

LSU                    IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Doug Thompson.......  9.0  6  4  4  2 10 31 33 111

Win - Thompson (11-3).  Loss - Norton (9-6).  Save - None.
WP - Cooke 2(6); Thompson(6). HBP - by Deason (Barbier). Inherited
runners/scored: None. Pitches/strikes: Norton 65/36; Deason 71/43; Cooke 20/11;
Thompson 111/75.
Umpires - HP: Jim Garman  1B: Scott McDougall  2B: Wayne Morris  3B: Jeff
Heinrichs  Start: 10:59   Time: 2:21   Attendance:
Game notes:
The same two teams meet in 30 minutes with the winner going to Omaha...
Choron ties USA single-season home run record with 21, set by Jerry Poston
in '77 and tied by Mark Johnston in '78.
Game: 5261


Play-by-Play

                               1997 LSU Baseball
                  South Alabama at LSU (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
                        May 26 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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South Alabama....... 100 300 000 -  4  6  0
LSU................. 503 300 03X - 14 10  0
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South Alabama starters: 6/cf Curtis; 38/rf Whitehurst; 15/2b Choron; 16/dh Jackson;
13/1b Stacy; 5/c Wiley; 7/3b Salvagio; 36/lf Smith; 17/ss Breazeale; 24/p Norton;
LSU starters: 10/dh Higgins; 4/2b Barbier; 16/ss Larson; 36/1b Furniss; 2/cf
Koerner; 14/3b McClure; 33/rf Bernhardt; 20/lf Davis; 13/c Earnhart; 9/p Thompson;

South Alabama 1st - Curtis grounded out to 2b (0-0). Whitehurst walked (3-1).
Whitehurst out at second p to 1b to ss, caught stealing. Choron homered to left
field, RBI (3-2). Jackson grounded out to 3b (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

LSU 1st - Higgins walked (3-2). Barbier struck out (1-2). Larson homered to
right center, 2 RBI (1-1); Higgins scored. Furniss walked (3-1). Koerner walked
(3-1); Furniss advanced to second. McClure doubled to left field, 2 RBI (3-2);
Koerner scored; Furniss scored. Bernhardt flied out to lf (0-1); McClure advanced to
third. Davis doubled to right field, RBI (0-1); McClure scored. Earnhart struck out
(0-2). 5 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Alabama 2nd - Stacy flied out to rf (1-1). Wiley singled to right
center (0-2). Salvagio doubled to right field (1-1); Wiley advanced to third. Smith
struck out, out at first c to 1b (0-2). Breazeale struck out, out at first c to 1b
(1-2). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

LSU 2nd - Higgins grounded out to ss (1-2). Barbier flied out to lf (0-0).
Larson struck out (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 3rd - Curtis struck out looking (1-2). Whitehurst flied out to
lf (2-2). Choron grounded out to ss (1-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 3rd - Furniss flied out to lf (3-2). Koerner grounded out to 2b (0-0).
McClure singled down the lf line (3-1). Bernhardt singled to right center (3-1);
McClure advanced to third. Davis homered to left center, 3 RBI (1-0); Bernhardt
scored; McClure scored. Deason to p for Norton. Earnhart grounded out to ss (1-0).
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 4th - Jackson struck out looking (2-2). Stacy struck out,
reached first on a wild pitch (0-2). Wiley flied out to cf (0-0). Salvagio singled
to third base (0-0); Stacy advanced to second. Smith homered to left center, 3 RBI
(0-0); Salvagio scored; Stacy scored. Breazeale singled to center field, out at
second lf to 2b (2-1). 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 4th - Higgins flied out to cf (2-1). Barbier hit by pitch (2-1). Larson
walked (3-1); Barbier advanced to second. Furniss lined out to lf (1-0). Koerner
homered to right field, 3 RBI (2-2); Larson scored; Barbier scored. McClure flied
out to cf (2-2). 3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 5th - Curtis walked (3-2). Whitehurst struck out looking (2-2).
Choron grounded into double play 3b to 2b to 1b (1-0); Curtis out on the play. 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 5th - Bernhardt grounded out to 3b (1-2). Davis grounded out to 2b (0-2).
Cresse pinch hit for Earnhart. Cresse fouled out to rf (3-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 6th - Cresse to c. Witten to rf for Bernhardt. Jackson struck
out (0-2). Stacy flied out to cf (1-2). Wiley fouled out to 1b (2-0). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 6th - Touchstone to c for Wiley. Higgins flied out to cf (2-2). Barbier
flied out to rf (0-2). Larson struck out (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

South Alabama 7th - Salvagio struck out (1-2). Smith struck out (2-2).
Breazeale grounded out to 3b (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 7th - Furniss singled to right field (0-2). Horton pinch ran for Furniss.
Koerner lined into double play ss to 1b (2-1); Horton out on the play. Cuntz pinch
hit for McClure. Cuntz popped up to 2b (3-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 8th - Horton to 1b. Cuntz to 3b. Bennett to lf for Davis.
Curtis lined out to cf (0-0). Whitehurst struck out looking (3-2). Choron popped up
to 2b (1-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 8th - Masino to rf for Whitehurst. Crain to 2b for Choron. Bolton to 1b
for Curtis. Sutley to cf for Stacy. Granville to lf for Smith. Cooke to p for
Deason. Witten grounded out to 3b (0-0). Bennett singled to first base (1-1). Cresse
walked (3-2); Bennett advanced to second. Cresse advanced to second on a wild pitch;
Bennett advanced to third on a wild pitch. Cresse advanced to third on a wild pitch;
Bennett scored on a wild pitch. Higgins homered to right center, 2 RBI (3-2); Cresse
scored. Polozola pinch hit for Barbier. Polozola grounded out to ss (0-1).
Thibodeaux pinch hit for Larson. Thibodeaux grounded out to ss (1-0). 3 runs, 2
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Alabama 9th - Polozola to 2b. Thibodeaux to 3b. Cuntz to ss. Williamson
pinch hit for Jackson. Williamson grounded out to 2b (0-0). Sutley grounded out to
3b (0-0). Touchstone grounded out to 3b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Plate appearance breakdown


                                                         1997 LSU Baseball
                                     South Alabama at LSU (Game 1) - Plate Appearance Breakdown
                                                  May 26 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box)

                                                      South Alabama 4 (43-18)

                  ----Plate appearances---   vs    vs   RBI   With  Adv   With  Lead Bases Runnr Rnrs Rnrs 2out  Gnd  Fly
Player            TPA AB  H BB HP SH SF CI  Left Right  Ops  Runrs  Ops  2outs  Off%  Full On3rd  Adv  LOB  RBI  Out  Out
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Curtis cf.........  4  3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   1-4   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    1
Bolton 1b.........  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Whitehurst rf.....  4  3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    1
Masino rf.........  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Choron 2b.........  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-4   0-0   0-1   0-1   1-3   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    1    2    1
Crain 2b..........  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Jackson dh........  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-2   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Williamson ph.....  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Stacy 1b..........  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-3   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    2
Sutley cf.........  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Wiley c...........  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-3   0-0   0-1   0-1   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    2
Touchstone c......  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    1    0
Salvagio 3b.......  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   2-3   0-0   2-2   2-2   1-1   0-1   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Smith lf..........  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-3   1-2   1-2   1-2   1-1   0-0   0-0   0-1     0    0    3    0    0
Granville lf......  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Breazeale ss......  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   1-3   0-1   0-1   0-1   1-3   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    2    0    1    0
Norton p..........  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Deason p..........  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Cooke p...........  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0   0-0     0    0    0    0    0
Totals............ 33 31  6  2  0  0  0  0  0-0   6-31  1-3   3-8   3-8   4-11  1-9   0-0   0-1     0    2    4    8    7

                     ------Batters faced-----                     vs    vs   With  With  Lead  Gnd  Fly
South Alabama         BF AB  H BB HP SH SF CI 2B 3B HR WP BK KL  Left Right Runrs 2outs  Off%  Out  Out  NP
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Norton..............  17 14  6  3  0  0  0  0  2  0  2  0  0  0  0-3   6-11  5-8   4-6   1-3     2    3  65
Deason..............  16 14  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2-6   0-8   1-3   1-6   1-4     3    8  71
Cooke...............   6  5  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  2-2   0-3   1-1   0-1   0-1     3    0  20


1997 LSU Baseball South Alabama at LSU (Game 1) - Plate Appearance Breakdown May 26 at Baton Rouge (Alex Box) LSU 14 (52-13) ----Plate appearances--- vs vs RBI With Adv With Lead Bases Runnr Rnrs Rnrs 2out Gnd Fly Player TPA AB H BB HP SH SF CI Left Right Ops Runrs Ops 2outs Off% Full On3rd Adv LOB RBI Out Out ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Higgins dh........ 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-4 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 1-4 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 1 2 Barbier 2b........ 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 Polozola ph/2b.... 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 Larson ss......... 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-3 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 Thibodeaux ph/3b.. 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 Furniss 1b........ 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-3 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 Horton pr/1b...... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 Koerner cf........ 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-3 1-1 1-2 2-3 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 3 1 1 McClure 3b........ 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2-3 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 Cuntz ph/3b....... 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 Bernhardt rf...... 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-3 0-1 1-2 2-2 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1 1 Witten rf......... 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 Davis lf.......... 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2-3 2-2 2-2 2-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 4 1 0 Bennett lf........ 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 Earnhart c........ 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-2 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 1 0 Cresse ph/c....... 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 Thompson p........ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals............ 39 33 10 5 1 0 0 0 0-0 10-33 5-8 7-12 11-15 5-13 2-8 0-0 1-1 1 1 7 8 11 ------Batters faced----- vs vs With With Lead Gnd Fly LSU BF AB H BB HP SH SF CI 2B 3B HR WP BK KL Left Right Runrs 2outs Off% Out Out NP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thompson............ 33 31 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 4 1-7 5-24 3-8 4-11 1-9 8 7 111