WOMEN’S COLLEGE WORLD SERIES DAY THREE
AUBURN def TENNESSEE 4-2
P Lexi Davis (24-2) vs P Erin Gabriel (17-7) Auburn (54-10) defeated Tennessee (47-16) at the SEC Championship Today, the loser is eliminated, while the winner advances to play UCLA in another elimination game.at 6pm
AUBURN 1: The first thee batters are hitting .400+. Howard strikes out. Carosone out 4-3. Cooper walked. Melero singled. Estell out 4-3.
TENNESSEE 1: Gregg flied to left. Overstreet out 4-3. Geer singles to left. Aldrete singls to right, Geer goes to 3rd. McSwain flies out.
AUBURN 2: Fagan singles to left. Wallace singles to left. Rhodes put out on bunt, runners advance. Waldrop to run for Wallace. Abbott hits back to Gabriel. Howard grounds out to short.
TENNESSEE 2: Koenig, who leads the Vols with 17 HRs, flies high to 3rd. Gaffin doubles. Geathers walks. Lewis Lewis singles to right, bases loaded. Gregg who leads the Vols with 51 rbi, hits into a double play.
AUBURN 3: Carosone (.451, 18 hrs) out. Cooper walks. Melero grounds to 2nd. Estell singles to 2nd, steals. Fagan at 3-2 squeezes in a run, 1-0 Auburn. Wallace doubles in two runs with a single. Cheyenne Tarango relieves Gabriel. Rhodes doubles, run scores, 4-0. Abbot grounds to 3rd. Auburn 4 runs on 7 hits.
TENNESSEE 3: Overstreet put out at 1st. Geer flies deep to center. Aldrete out.
AUBURN 4: Howard out 1-3. Carosone out 4-3. Cooper out.
TENNESSEE 4: McSwain singled. Koenig strikes out. Gaffin fielder’s choice, McSwain out at 2nd. Geathers singles, Gaffin scores from 2nd. Auburn 4-1. Lewis out 5-3.
AUBURN 5: Melero singles.thru the legs at short. Estell fielder’s choice, Melero out. Fagan alao hits into fielder’s choice, Estell out. Wallace walks. Rhodes 5-3.
TENNESSEE 5: Gregg singles. Overstreet single. Geer at 3-2 flies to right, Melero fires to 1st for double play. Aldrete singles. McSwain walks. Koenig reaches. Loaded. With two out, Tarango hits in place of Koenig., singles to right, rbi. 4-2. Walters relieves Davis. Still loaded with two out for Gaffin who flies to left.
AUBURN 6: Abbot out 5-3. Howard, top of the order, out 5-3. Carosone lines to 1st.
TENNESSEE 6: Geathers strikes out. Lewis fouls out to Cooper. Gregg Gregg fans.
AUBURN 7: Cooper lines to Overstreet at 1st. Melero grounds to 1st. Estell flies high to short. TENNESSEE 7: Overstreet strikes out swinging. Geer reaches on an error by Carosone at 2nd. Aldrete strikes out. McSwain strikes out.
Auburn survives to face UCLA tonight, Tennessee with a wealth of talent unexpectedly goes home.
NEXT: Alabama vs Oregon
ALABAMA def OREGON 2-1
Oregon (51-7) is a newly emergent Pac 12 power under Mike White. Alabama (47-14) is a former WCWS champion. P Cheridan Hawkins for Oregon. Alexis Osorio for Alabama.
OREGON 1: Takea out. Udria out 1-3. Lilley out.
ALABAMA 1: Turner out. McCleney walked. Spencer struck out. Bell flied deep to Lindvall at the right field wall.
OREGON 2: Decker fanned. JLindvall looked at a third strike. Glasco grounds to short. ALABAMA 2: Runyon whiffed. Hays walked. Richard at 3-2 drops a double in front of right field wall. Lafaele strikes out. Two on, Dare hits a 2-run Texas Leaguer. Turner out. Alabama 2-0. OREGON 3: Costa strikes out. LLindvall at 3-2 walks. Mercado sacrificd. Takeda singles, rbi. 2-1. Udria out 6-3.
ALABAMA 3: McCleney fouled out to 2nd, Spencer struck out. Bell popped to 1st. OREGON 4: Lilley singles to right. Decker sacrifice. JLidval strike out. Glasco walked. Costa hbp. Loaded. LLindvall ground out to 2nd, stranding three.
ALABAMA 4: Runyon struck out. Hays out. Richard struck out.
OREGON 5: Mercado out. TaKEDA bunted for a hit. Takeda out stealing. Udria out.
ALABAMA 5: Lafaele flied to right. Dare doubled. Turner singled. Dare caught in rundown. McCleney walked. Spencer struck out. for the third time.
OREGON 6: Lilley at 3-2 fanned. Decker looked at a third strike. JLindvall fanned. 3x.
ALABAMA 6: Bell deep fly. Runyon flied deep to center. Hays flied out.
OREGON 7: The Ducks’ season in which they have been ranked 1 nationally now hangs by a run. Glasco flied high to short. Costa struck out. LLindvall struck out.
Alabama wins and will play LSU tonight,.