Game 2 is slated for 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park
Kimbell's 11th-inning walk-off home run gave LA Tech a 6-4 win in Game 1
Gopher pitchers held Tech to four hits and just five baserunners on the day
Trojans scored 9 runs in the seventh off seven walks
Game 3 begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
High School: Wrapped up a decorated high school career with a total of 15 letters and five state championships in a total of four sports ... Earned letters in football (4), track and field (6), baseball (4) and basketball (1) ... Led the Eagles' baseball team to two state championship titles, while also helping the Eagles on the gridiron with two football state championships ... Won one individual track state championship ... Was named all-state MVP in football and track ... Recognized as an all-state athlete in football, baseball and track ... Played under coaches Micah Harper and John Parker ... Member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Considered UL-Lafayette, Harding and UL-Monroe before choosing Louisiana Tech.
Personal: Full name is Braden James Bristo ... Son of Daniel and Angie Bristo ... Has one sister, Anna Caroline (14) ... Dad played football at Harding University in the 1980s ... Born Nov. 1, 1994 in West Monroe, La.