Southern holds off Alabama A&M in final game of Andre Dawson Classic
NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The Southern baseball team pulled out a win over Alabama A&M in the last game of the Andre Dawson Classic on Sunday, Feb. 26.
The Jags (4-3) held on for a 9-7 victory over the Bulldogs (4-4).
Southern reliever Anthony Fidanza (1-0) earned the win and Drew Lasseigne picked up his second save of the season.
The Jags jumped out to a 6-0 lead through four innings but the Bulldogs responded in the top of the fifth by scoring five runs to make it close. Alabama A&M then took the lead in the seventh with a two-run inning but Southern regained the lead for good by scoring three runs in the bottom of the inning.
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The Jags will have their home opener against McNeese on Wednesday, March 1. The first pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.
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