Florida State hits 6 homers to advance to super regional

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Florida State hit six home runs, including two by Dylan Busby, as it routed South Alabama 18-6 to win the NCAA Tournament’s Tallahassee Regional on Sunday.

Jackson Lueck, Cal Raleigh, Tyler Holton and Hayden Kelly also homered for the Seminoles (40-20), who won their 36th regional title and are in a super regional for an NCAA-leading 15th time.

Busby, who was named the regional’s Most Outstanding Player, was 3 for 6 with three RBIs. The sophomore first baseman was 8 for 17 in three regional games with two home runs and eight RBIs.

John Sansone went 3 for 5 with three RBI and Cole Sands (6-6) allowed only one run in five innings.

South Alabama, which ends the year 42-22, had a leadoff home run by Travis Swaggerty, who went 3 for 5. Ben Gann had a two-run homer in the ninth. Hunter Soleymani (4-4) allowed six runs in two-plus innings.