CORVALLIS, Ore.– Junior third baseman Jake Slaughter ripped an RBI single to center field to break a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning, starting a three-run Tiger rally to give the LSU baseball team a 6-4 win over San Diego State in Game 1 of the Corvallis Regional at Goss Stadium Friday afternoon.

LSU advances to the winners bracket with the win and will face either Oregon State or Northwestern State at 9 p.m. CT.

Nick Coomes led the Tiger’s offensive effort today. The senior catcher was 3-for-4 at the plate with three leadoff singles and two runs.

LSU freshman reliever Devin Fontenot entered in the sixth and allowed one run on tow hits in three innings to improve to 3-0 on the season.