The Rebels plated a single run in each of the first two innings before pushing three runs across in the top of the fourth inning. Preston Overbey highlighted the Ole Miss fourth with a two-RBI double down the left field line to give Ole Miss (17-1) a 5-0 lead.
ULM scored its first run in the home half of the fifth inning. Dalton Herrington recorded the first hit of the game with a double to right center. After stealing third, Herrington scored on Jeff Fuller’s RBI single up the middle to cut the deficit to 5-1.
Ole Miss tacked on three runs in the sixth as Austin Anderson cleared the bases with a double to give the visitor’s a 8-1 advantage.
The Warhawks responded with three runs of their own in the bottom of the seventh. Kodie Tidwell, Herrington and Chris Dudley all touched home plate as the Warhawks again trimmed the Rebel lead to four (8-4).
The Rebels scored twice in the ninth to conclude the scoring and claim a 10-4 victory.
Herrington led the Warhawks with two hits (both doubles) and two runs. Starting pitcher Cale Wine fell to 2-2 on the season after allowing two earned runs on three hits with one walk and one strikeouts in two innings of work.
Ole Miss starter Josh Laxer (2-0) earned the win after allowing three runs on three hits with two walks and four strikeouts in 61⁄3 innings. Anderson and Overbey combined for four hits and six RBI.
ULM and Ole Miss will complete the two-game midweek series tonight at 6 p.m.