Simmons leads LSU past Alabama in elimination game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Sandra Simmons homered and drove in two runs to help LSU beat Alabama 6-4 on Saturday in an elimination game at the Women's College World Series.

Bailey Landry added two hits for the Tigers (51-17).

Sahvanna Jaquish doubled to knock in two runs and give LSU a 6-1 lead in the fourth inning before Alabama rallied.

Chandler Dare's RBI single made it 6-3 in the sixth inning and chased LSU started Carley Hoover. Alabama scored once more in the inning, but left the bases loaded. The Crimson Tide failed to score in the seventh. Hoover got the win and Allie Walljasper got the save for LSU.

Leona Lafaele had two hits, including a home run and two RBIs, and Haylie McCleney added two doubles for Alabama (51-14).

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