NEW ORLEANS—LSU won its 10th straight season opener Friday night with a 15-4 win over Wake Forest at Alex Box Stadium.
The game was played in front of a record crowd of 10,055. Mikie Mahtook hit a pair of homers for LSU. The Tigers scored 6 runs in the first and second innings.
Tulane fell at home to Sam Houston State, 3-2. The Wave got only two hits, wasting a solid seven inning performance from Wave starter Conrad Flynn. Flynn allowed two unearned runs in seven innings.
Southern pounded out 16 hits in a 19-2 rout of the University of New Orleans.