Per LSUSports.net: EUGENE, Ore. - LSU junior AJ Labas pitched eight strong innings and the Tiger hitters came out swinging in the first three innings to lift the Tigers to a 9-4 victory over Gonzaga in the NCAA Eugene Regional at PK Park.

Labas (4-2) fired 123 pitches throughout his eight-inning outing and tied a career high with eight strikeouts while giving up four runs on six hits. Senior reliever Trent Vietmeier came in for relief to finish off the game in the top of the 9th and picked up one strikeout.

Gonzaga starter Alec Gomez (5-4) was charged with the loss, pitching one inning and giving up six runs on six hits.

The Tigers return to action at 9 p.m. CT Sunday night to take on the Oregon Ducks in the regional final of the Eugene Regional. The Bulldogs have been eliminated from the tournament.

The matchup tonight will be streamed on ESPN3, and it can be heard on the LSU Sports Radio Network affiliates including 98.1 FM and streaming free at www.LSUsports.net/live.

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We need to be positive. It’s about the kids
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No matter how you feel about Paul let’s have some fun and keep winning!!
Reply17 days
Two really good games in a row.
Reply17 days
I’ll be honest I’m really impressed the last two games. Idk how much is has to do with paw or just the talent of the team. They’ve been love on offense. 13 hits yesterday and 12 today
17 days
I think I like the new you
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Rob62 will not say a word when they play well, but trust he will be here the minute they don’t
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Usually the same as voodoo. He has really turned a corner. Proud of him.
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Where are the Pawl haters????
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We waiting for him to lose to Oregon
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We know y’all are, Johnny
17 days
Who the hell is still hating on Pawl? That's pathetic, man...
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