Florida rips off LSU, forcing a Game 3 for the title

It may be obvious that Florida baseball is not ready to see LSU win the College World Series.

After a thrilling extra-inning victory in Game 1 of the finals, LSU was one win away from capturing its seventh baseball national championship, needing a win in Game 2 of Sunday’s best-of-three series. Scoring first, the Tigers seemed headed for victory.

But the Gators beat LSU, and then some.

Florida scored 6 runs in the third inning to take its first lead of the game, and the offense exploded the rest of the game as they cruised to a 24–4 victory, the most runs scored in a game in College World Series history. .

Broke Florida’s CWS record

Except for designated hitter Luke Heyman, every Gator starter recorded at least two hits, led by center fielder Wyatt Langford, who is projected to be a top-10 pick in the 2023 MLB Draft. Langford went 5-for-5 with a walk, six RBIs and a home run. 449 feetwas Second longest homer in CWS history Charles Schwab Field in Omaha.

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