Ole Miss and Arkansas split a doubleheader on Friday.
The Razorbacks took Game 1, 11-2, but the Rebels pulled away for a 7-4 win in Game 2. The series opener, originally scheduled for Thursday, was rained out, precipitating a pair of nine-inning games a day later.
Ole Miss (18-12, 2-9 SEC) and Arkansas (24-6, 7-4) will for the series decider and finale on Saturday at 2 p.m. CT. The game will be carried by SEC Network.
A five-run Rebel sixth inning allowed the Rebels to take command, 7-2, in their Game 2 win. Although sophomore Razorback infielder Peyton Stovall tallied a two-run home run off Rebel reliever Mitch Murrell in the top of the ninth, Mason Nichols came through for the final three outs to secure the save.
Photos and game highlights were provided by Ole Miss Athletics.
Rebel pitcher Xavier Rivas
Rebel slugger Reagan Burford
Ole Miss outfielder Ethan Groff
Rebel third baseman Ethan Lege
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