State Sweeps Rebels In Saturday's Double-Header

The bats that the Bulldogs revved up for their afternoon win had plenty of juice left in the nightcap as Mississippi State beat Mississippi 14-5 in the second game of a Saturday doubleheader. The Bulldogs took the first game 12-2. In game two Jon Mungle and Casey Long led the 14-hit attack for Mississippi State (32-22-1, 13-15 Southeastern Conference) with three hits each. The Bulldogs scored 3 runs in the first and 7 runs in the second to put the game out of reach early. Mississippi (37-18, 14-15) was led by Chad Sterbens' 3 hits. Tanner Brock (7-4) got the win. He allowed 9 hits and 4 runs in seven innings. Alan Horne (5-2) took the loss after allowing 2 hits and 6 runs in one inning of work. The Bulldogs and the Rebels meet Sunday for the third of their three-game series.