Final: Ole Miss 3, Georgia State 0

Chris Ellis first complete game, scatters five singles, walks none, strikes out four. That’s 15-straight scoreless innings to start the season for Ellis. Rebels get seven hits, all singles, two by Preston Overbey. Will Jamison had the RBI hit in the second, and a run scored on the throw to second when Jamison tried to advance. Braxton Lee drew a bases-loaded walk to drive home the final run in the fourth.

Here’s Chris Ellis:

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Ole Miss 5-0, Game 2 tomorrow at 1:30.

Here’s Bianco:

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Top 1

Prain first pitch F7. 1 out. Bailey 2-2 F7 2 out. Rose K. Narrowly misses double down third base line, foul ball. 3 outs.

Bottom 1

Lee first pitch F8. 1 out. Bousfield 2-2 p3 foul territory. 2 outs. Anderson 3-1 BB. Allen 2-2 K swinging. 2-out walk stranded.

 

Top 2

Wilson 5-3 1 out. Raffield K 2 outs. Triplett 1B. Through left side. Roach 0-2 with breaking ball then 4-3 3 outs. 1 LOB.

Bottom 2

Orvis first pitch 1B to CF. Overbey 0-1 same spot as Orvis. 1B. 2 on, no out for Woodman, DH. SAC 1-3 moves both runners ahead. 1 out. Jamison 2-2 1B to RF. Orvis scores. Jamison tries to take second, out 1-6, but Overbey, who had held up, scores. 2-0. Robinson walks. TOP OF ORDER Lee 1B to LF. Robinson holds. 2 on, 2 out for Bousfield 3-1. 3 outs. 2 runs, 4 hits, 2 LOB. Ole Miss 2, Georgia State 0.

Top 3

Bowder First pitch 1B LF. Blanton SAC 3-1. 1 out. Late jump, good recovery for Ellis. TOP OF ORDER Prain check-swing pop to second. 2 Outs. Bailey 0-1 and 4-3. 3 outs. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 LOB.

Bottom 3

Anderson 0-1, F9. 1 out. Allen 1-0 F8 2 outs. Orvis 1-0, pop-up to CF. 3 outs.

Top 4

Rose first pitch p4 in shallow RF. 1 out. Wilson 1-0 1B ground ball through left side. Raffield 3-1 F8 2 outs. Triplett p9. 3 outs. 1 hit, 1 LOB.

 

Bottom 4

Overbey 1-0 and 1B through right side. Woodman 1-0 and 1B through left side. 2 on, no outs. Jamison swing and a miss, can’t get down bunt. 0-2, then 2-2 K swinging. 1 out. Robinson 1-1 and HBP loads bases. TOP ORDER Loaded with 1 out for Lee.

Pitching change. Bates is out, LHP Garrett Ford is in.

 

Lee 3-2 walks. Breaking ball misses. RBI. Overbey scores to make it 3-0. Bousfield 6-4-3. 1 run, 2 hits, 1 LOB.

 

Top 5

Roach 2-2, 3-2 p3 foul territory. Orvis leans near to photo area to make catch. Bowder. 1-0 F8 2 outs. Blanton 1-1 F9. 3 outs.

 

Bottom 5

Anderson 2-1 p6 1 out. Allen first pitch INFIELD HIT to the right of short. Orvis 0-2 but rallies to walk. Overbey 6-4-3 DP ends the threat.

 

Top 6

TOP OF ORDER Prain 1-2 E5, ball bounces off Anderson and throw is late. Bailey 5-4-3 DP. Anderson redeems himself. Rose 2-1 p3. 3 outs.

 

Bottom 6

Woodman 3-1 on a bunt. 1 out. Jamison 1-1 F8 2 outs. Robinson first pitch 5-3. 3 outs.

 

Top 7

Wilson goes to 3-2, ground ball gets through left side. Anderson dives, makes contact, but can’t make the play. Raffield FC. Wilson is out 4-3 but Raffield beats throw from Robinson. 1 out. Triplett … Raffield CS for 2 outs. … Triplett 1-2 K looking. 3 outs.

 

Bottom 7

TOP OF ORDER Lee 2-1, 6-3. 1 out. Bousfield 2-1 3U 2 outs. Anderson F9. 3 outs.

Rebels just 1 hit, 2 walks against the left-hander Ford, who has now thrown 3.1 innings.

 

Top 8

Now a career-long outing for Ellis. Roach first pitch single up the middle. Line drive. Bowder 2-0, 3U, check swing, 1 out but Roach to second. Blanton 1-1 L4, Overbey jumps and makes a catch, likely saved a run. 2 outs. TOP OF ORDER Prain 0-2 K looking. 3 outs. 1 LOB

 

Bottom 8

Allen 1-3 1 out. Orvis F8 2 outs. Overbey 0-2, K 3 outs.

 

Top 9

Bailey 2-2 3-1. 1 out. Good job by Orvis moving to his right, and Ellis was on time with the cover. Rose 0-2, 1-2, F9 2 outs. Wilson 3-1, 3-2 6-3 3 outs.

 

FINAL

Here’s what it looks like through 6 as Ole Miss leads 3-0.

Top 1

Prain first pitch F7. 1 out. Bailey 2-2 F7 2 out. Rose K. Narrowly misses double down third base line, foul ball. 3 outs.

 

Bottom 1

Lee first pitch F8. 1 out. Bousfield 2-2 p3 foul territory. 2 outs. Anderson 3-1 BB. Allen 2-2 K swinging. 2-out walk stranded.

 

Top 2

Wilson 5-3 1 out. Raffield K 2 outs. Triplett 1B. Through left side. Roach 0-2 with breaking ball then 4-3 3 outs. 1 LOB.

 

Bottom 2

Orvis first pitch 1B to CF. Overbey 0-1 same spot as Orvis. 1B. 2 on, no out for Woodman, DH. SAC 1-3 moves both runners ahead. 1 out. Jamison 2-2 1B to RF. Orvis scores. Jamison tries to take second, out 1-6, but Overbey, who had held up, scores. 2-0. Robinson walks. TOP OF ORDER Lee 1B to LF. Robinson holds. 2 on, 2 out for Bousfield 3-1. 3 outs. 2 runs, 4 hits, 2 LOB. Ole Miss 2, Georgia State 0.

 

Top 3

Bowder First pitch 1B LF. Blanton SAC 3-1. 1 out. Late jump, good recovery for Ellis. TOP OF ORDER Prain check-swing pop to second. 2 Outs. Bailey 0-1 and 4-3. 3 outs. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 LOB.

 

Bottom 3

Anderson 0-1, F9. 1 out. Allen 1-0 F8 2 outs. Orvis 1-0, pop-up to CF. 3 outs.

 

 

Top 4

Rose first pitch p4 in shallow RF. 1 out. Wilson 1-0 1B ground ball through left side. Raffield 3-1 F8 2 outs. Triplett p9. 3 outs. 1 hit, 1 LOB.

 

Bottom 4

Overbey 1-0 and 1B through right side. Woodman 1-0 and 1B through left side. 2 on, no outs. Jamison swing and a miss, can’t get down bunt. 0-2, then 2-2 K swinging. 1 out. Robinson 1-1 and HBP loads bases. TOP ORDER Loaded with 1 out for Lee.

 

Pitching change. Bates is out, LHP Garrett Ford is in.

 

Lee 3-2 walks. Breaking ball misses. RBI. Overbey scores to make it 3-0. Bousfield 6-4-3. 1 run, 2 hits, 1 LOB.

 

Top 5

Roach 2-2, 3-2 p3 foul territory. Orvis leans near to photo area to make catch. Bowder. 1-0 F8 2 outs. Blanton 1-1 F9. 3 outs.

 

Bottom 5

Anderson 2-1 p6 1 out. Allen first pitch INFIELD HIT to the right of short. Orvis 0-2 but rallies to walk. Overbey 6-4-3 DP ends the threat.

 

Top 6

TOP OF ORDER Prain 1-2 E5, ball bounces off Anderson and throw is late. Bailey 5-4-3 DP. Anderson redeems himself. Rose 2-1 p3. 3 outs.

 

Bottom 6

Woodman 3-1 on a bunt. 1 out. Jamison 1-1 F8 2 outs. Robinson first pitch 5-3. 3 outs.

Here’s what it looks like through 3 as Ole Miss leads 2-0.

Top 1

Prain first pitch F7. 1 out. Bailey 2-2 F7 2 out. Rose K. Narrowly misses double down third base line, foul ball. 3 outs.

Bottom 1

Lee first pitch F8. 1 out. Bousfield 2-2 p3 foul territory. 2 outs. Anderson 3-1 BB. Allen 2-2 K swinging. 2-out walk stranded.

Top 2

Wilson 5-3 1 out. Raffield K 2 outs. Triplett 1B. Through left side. Roach 0-2 with breaking ball then 4-3 3 outs. 1 LOB.

 

Bottom 2

Orvis first pitch 1B to CF. Overbey 0-1 same spot as Orvis. 1B. 2 on, no out for Woodman, DH. SAC 1-3 moves both runners ahead. 1 out. Jamison 2-2 1B to RF. Orvis scores. Jamison tries to take second, out 1-6, but Overbey, who had held up, scores. 2-0. Robinson walks. TOP OF ORDER Lee 1B to LF. Robinson holds. 2 on, 2 out for Bousfield 3-1. 3 outs. 2 runs, 4 hits, 2 LOB. Ole Miss 2, Georgia State 0.

Top 3

Bowder First pitch 1B LF. Blanton SAC 3-1. 1 out. Late jump, good recovery for Ellis. Prain check-swing pop to second. 2Outs. Bailey 0-1 and 4-3. 3 outs. 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 LOB.

 

Bottom 3

Anderson 0-1, F9. 1 out. Allen 1-0 F8 2 outs. Orvis 1-0, pop-up to CF. 3 outs.

First Pitch 4 p.m

Georgia State

SS Chad Prain .389, 2B Caden Bailey .400, 3B Matt Rose .333, 1B Nic Wilson .316, RF Chase Raffield .353, LF Chris Triplett .471, C Joey Roach .429, DH Greg Bowder .400, CF Ryan Blanton .375.

RHP Nathan Bates 0-0, 6.00

Ole Miss

LF Braxton Lee .286, CF Auston Bousfield .562, 3B Austin Anderson .500, C Will Allen .375, 1B Sikes Orvis .267, 2B Preston Overbey .333, DH J.B. Woodman .300, RF Will Jamison .111, SS Errol Robinson .385.

RHP Chris Ellis 1-0, 0.00

 

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to Kory Keys and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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  • cid Riley

    Well, it’s Friday night. Hope Bucky has all the players locked up til Monday morning. We certainly don’t need any more arrests.

    • Killer_Beeze

      Back to the M00-U blog Cedric…the little puppies need your profound inspiration. They be having a hard time gettin’ a win in both base & basset Ball. :))

  • cid Riley

    No little Rebelbears in the “tin can”, yet!! Whew, only two more nights to go. Good job, Bucky.

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