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Southeastern rallies to beat UNO in Southland Conference Tournament

Source: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Source: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
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Southeastern's plan to start the Southland Conference tournament with ace pitcher Mac Sceroler appeared to back fire, Wednesday. The junior gave up six runs allowing UNO to jump ahead 6-2 after five at-bats, but the Lions rallied to score ten runs and never look back en route to a 12-7 victory.

Southeastern narrowed the gap in the bottom of the fifth before back-to-back home runs in the next frame tied the game. From there, a four-run outburst in the seventh gave Matt Riser's team the lead they needed to close out the Privateers.

UNO will have a quick turnaround as the Privateers head into Thursday's 9:00 a.m. elimination game against Stephen F. Austin. Southeastern advances to the winners' bracket and will face third-seeded Sam Houston State Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

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