OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Luke Prihoda earned his national best 18th
save today as Sam Houston State rallied for a 5-to-4 win to
eliminate Troy from the N-C-A-A Oxford regional.
Prihoda worked two and two-thirds innings to help the
fourth-seeded Bearkats (38-24) pick up their first regional win
Sam Houston State will play the Mississippi-Southern Miss loser
Stephen Price (1-0) earned the win with two and two-thirds
innings of hitless relief after replacing starter Jesse Marshall.
Joe Hallahan (5-7) gave up eight hits in six innings and took
the loss for Troy (35-26).
Clint Robinson and Edgar Ramirez had two hits apiece for Troy.
The Trojans, who committed five errors in an opening-round loss
to Southern Miss, could not overcome three errors against the
Bearkats that led to three unearned runs.
Keith Stein, Todd Sebek and Verbick led the Bearkats with two