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Tulane beat Southern Miss 12-7 Tuesday night at MGM Park

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Southern Miss out hit Tulane 14 to 11, but the only statistic that counts if the final score and the Green Wave rolled past the Golden Eagles 12-7.

Tulane was led at the plate by Jake Willsey and Richard Carthon.  Willsey was 2 for 2 at the plate with 3 RBI. Carthon had 2 hits in 4 trips to the plate and drive in 3 runs.

Senior catcher Chuckie Robinson had a bit night for Southern Miss.  Robinson hit safely 4 times in 5 at-bats and drove in a run.  Taylor Braley was 3 for 5 with 2 RBI.

Storme Cooper had 2 hits in 4 at-bats and scored 2 runs.

Southern Miss head coach Scott Berry used a season high eight pitchers.  Houston Case suffered the loss.  He opened the game and pitched 2.1 innings.  He gave up 1 hit and 3 runs with 2 strike outs and 2 base on balls.

Austin Millet tossed 2.2 innings and gave up a run on 3 hits.  Luke Lowery followed and pitched a third of an inning.  Mason Walley was the next Golden Eagle on the mound and he pitched 1.1 innings, gave up 3 hits and 3 runs.
Stevie Powers, Clay Tageant, Hunter Stevens and Connor O'Brien followed.  Stevens pitched a third of an inning, gave up 2 hits and 3 runs.

Tulane sent J.P. Case on the mound and he got the victory.  France pitched 5.2 innings, gave up 7 hits and 4 runs with 4 strike outs and 2 base on balls.

Southern Miss falls to 16 and 6 on the season while Tulane picked up win No. 14 against 7 defeats.

The Golden Eagles opened a C-USA three-game series facing UTSA beginning Thursday.

A crowd of 2,185 turned out to watch the Green Wave-Golden Eagles confrontation.

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