The LSU-Shreveport Pilots, ranked #17 by Collegiate Baseball (#10 by CBB), had batting practice at the expense of the U. of Mobile Rams (#11 by Collegiate Baseball). They won both ends of a double-header at U. of Mobile, 14-8 and 22-1.
Senior C Brent Lavallee, of North Delta, BC, had a huge day for the Pilots. He hit five home runs and 27 RBI.
RHP John James of Tucson, a transfer from Utah, got the win in the first game, which was scheduled for seven innings. LHP Justin Ennis of Big Sandy, TX went the distance in the second game, shortened by the mercy rule to seven innings. Ennis held the Rams to three hits. Continue reading LSU-Shreveport opens 2009 with fireworks