BOONE, N.C. – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team claimed both games of the doubleheader on Saturday against Appalachian State winning 5-4 and 6-2 to complete the sweep of the Mountaineers at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.
Ragin' Cajuns Baseball Sweeps Appalachian State To Win Five Straight https://t.co/n5SsuMWCmm
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The two victories increase the Ragin’ Cajuns (20-17, 8-7 SBC) win streak to five games, the longest of the season. Louisiana is 8-1 since starting the second half of the regular season.
Sophomore Jack Burk picked up the victory in game one limiting the Mountaineers (8-26, 1-14 SNC) to three runs on five hits with no walks and five strikeouts in 7.0 innings to improve to 3-4 on the year. Junior Nick Lee notched his second save of the season in the contest going an inning with a run on two hits and two strikeouts.
Andrew Vaccacio was the game one loser giving up five run on six hits with two walks and five strikeouts in six innings of work.
In game two, junior Hogan Harris had one of the best outings of his career tossing 7.0 shutout innings scattering four hits with no walks and four strikeouts in the win. ASU starter Reed Howell took the loss after giving up five runs on six hits in 1.1 innings.