The Florida State Seminoles entered the 2016 NCAA baseball tournament as the No. 16 national seed and they played like an even higher one. On Sunday, they rolled over the South Alabama Jaguars to win the Tallahassee Regional and advance to the Super Regional round for the second consecutive year and the 15th overall time.
FLORIDA STATE IS ON TO SUPER REGIONALS!
— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 6, 2016
Their deciding victory came on Sunday when they rolled past the third-seeded South Alabama Jaguars 18-6. Their domination began early as they locked down seven runs in the third inning thanks to three home runs.
Two of those home runs came of the bats of Cal Raleigh and Tyler Holton, both of which were good for two runs each. The third home run was a solo shot by Dylan Busby, who had already cracked a two-run a ball over the wall in the second inning.
The Seminoles continued to roll in the game as they added on seven more runs, four of which came in the fifth inning. Left fielder Jackson Lueck did the work in that inning, cracking a three-run home run.
Florida State now await the winner of the the Gainesville Regional as they will play either ACC rival Georgia Tech or bitter in-state rival Florida. That will take place this weekend, beginning on Friday, June 10.
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