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Dyal, Auburn Tigers stave off elimination against Stanford


  • By Rob Grubbs
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  • Jun. 21, 2022 - 8:03 PM

Dyal, Auburn Tigers stave off elimination against Stanford

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East Coweta graduate Ryan Dyal and the Auburn Tigers defeated Stanford on Monday night in the College World Series.

Newnan Former East Coweta catcher Ryan Dyal and the Auburn Tigers (43-21) stayed alive in the NCAA College World Series Monday night with a 6-2 victory over the #2 team in the nation, the Stanford Cardinal (47-18)

After losing on Saturday to Ole Miss 5-1, the Tigers were forced to win or go home. They got a solid start on the mound from Trace Bright and scored four runs in the top of the sixth to overcome a 2-0 deficit.

The Tigers will try to avoid elimination in their next game against the Arkansas Razorbacks (44-20).

Dyal is a redshirt sophomore for the Tigers and had four home runs with 23 RBIs this season. He was named Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week in early March. He is a 2019 graduate of East Coweta High School.