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Jackson State upsets No. 1 ULL, will face Mississippi State

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Vincent Anthonia and Alexander Juday combined on an eight-hit shutout as Jackson State won its first NCAA tournament game, stunning Louisiana-Lafayette 1-0 on Friday night. 

Desmond Russell doubled and Melvin Rodriguez, who had two of Jackson State's four hits, drove him in with a single in the fourth to put Jackson State (32-23) up 1-0. It held up as Anthonia (4-0) threw six scoreless innings and Juday struck out two in his three innings for his third save.
 
Jackson State, which was 0-10 in regional games, plays Mississippi State Sat., May 31, at 6 p.m. It also was the first time since beating Texas Southern in 1981 that the Lions won a game 1-0.
 
Louisiana-Lafayette (53-8), ranked No. 1 in some national polls and the No. 6 national seed for the postseason tournament, stranded 11 baserunners. Austin Robichaux (7-3) took the loss for Louisiana-Lafayette, which plays San Diego State in an elimination game Saturday.

In the earlier game, Myles Gentry pitched four perfect innings of relief and Mississippi State made a four-run second inning stand up in a 5-2 victory over San Diego State.

Gentry retired the 12 batters he faced on only 34 pitches to earn his fourth save for Mississippi State (38-22), last season's national runner-up.
Starter Trevor Fitts (5-3) went five innings for the win.
SDSU (42-20) struck first with two runs in the top of the second, but Jake Vickerson's bases-loaded triple to the wall in right put MSU up 4-2 in the bottom of the inning.
All four of Mississippi State's runs in the second inning came after a two-out error by shortstop Evan Potter on a flip to second base. The Bulldogs added another run on Alex Detz's two-out single in the fifth.
Aztecs starter Mark Seyler (8-6) was chased after 4 2-3 innings.

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