=== Florida, Florida State reach College World Series ===
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Florida defeated North Carolina State in
extra innings on Sunday to win the Gainesville Super Regional and advance to
the College World Series.
Daniel Pigott hit a solo homer in the 10th and Josh Tobias added an RBI single
as Florida took a 9-8 win in 10 innings. Florida won, 7-1, on Saturday to
sweep the set.
Florida State again routed Stanford on Sunday in a game that was postponed on
Saturday. Sherman Johnson went 3-for-6 with a three-run home run and five RBI
to give the Seminoles an 18-7 win over the Cardinal.
Florida State took a 17-1 win in Friday's game and also got a grand slam from
Seth Miller and a two-run homer from Jayce Boyd on Sunday to advance from the
Tallahassee Super Regional.
Maxx Tissenbaum drove in three runs to help Stony Brook defeat LSU, 7-2, and
advance in the Baton Rouge Super Regional. Stony Brook had fought off
elimination on Saturday with a 3-1 win after LSU took a 5-4, 12th-inning
decision earlier on Saturday.
In the Waco Super Regional, Jimmy Bosco and John Clay Reeves were both hit by
a pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth inning to force home two runs and
give Arkansas a 5-4 win over Baylor to even the series at one game each.
The winner of Monday's contest will advance as Baylor blew a chance to move on
after winning 8-1 on Saturday.
Oregon also stayed alive Sunday with a 3-2 won over Kent State in the Eugene
Super Regional. Jake Reed went 6 2/3 innings and gave up two runs on five hits
in the win. Kent State earned a 7-6 victory on Saturday. The deciding game is
set for Monday.
The game between South Carolina and Oklahoma in the Columbia Super Regional
was suspended in the bottom of the sixth inning due to rain. There was no
score in the game at the time and it will be completed on Monday.
South Carolina, the two-time defending champion, extended its NCAA-record
postseason winning streak to 20 games with a 5-0 win over Oklahoma on
The CWS begins next Friday in Omaha, Nebraska.
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