ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Jeremy Synan was one of four North Carolina
State hitters with two RBIs, helping the Wolfpack avoid elimination
with a 10-6 NCAA Super Regional victory over Georgia Saturday
N.C. State, seeking its second College World Series appearance
and first since 1968, used a four-run seventh inning to take a 10-3
lead that proved too much for Georgia to overcome. The loss ended a
five-game winning streak for the Bulldogs.
The winner of the best-of-three series advances to face the
Arizona-Miami winner next week in the College World Series at
Walking a season-high nine batters, the Bulldogs' pitching staff
gave up three runs in the third on RBI singles by Synan, Russell
Wilson and Tommy Foschi.
Georgia, which won the Southeastern Conference regular season
title, is attempting to make the College World Series' field of
eight teams for the third time in five years.
Bulldogs starter Nathan Moreau (4-2) pitched just 2 2-3 innings,
giving up four runs, five hits, two walks and striking out two.
Jake Buchanan (2-2) earned the win after allowing six hits,
three runs, one walk in 5 1-3 innings.
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