Former Haughton star Peyton Stovall had two hits and four RBI as the Arkansas Razorbacks routed No. 2 seed Stanford 17-2 in the first round of the Men’s College World Series Saturday in Omaha, Neb.
Arkansas (43-19) faces Ole Miss (38-22), a 5-1 winner over No. 14 Auburn, at 6 p.m. Monday.
Stovall’s one-out, two-RBI single in the top of the eighth gave Arkansas an 11-1 lead. He drove in two more runs with a single in the ninth and scored the game’s final run.
The Razorbacks finished with 21 hits. Catcher Michael Turner went 4-of-6.
Arkansas starter Connor Noland allowed six hits and walked only one in 7 2/3 innings.