North Carolina Edges South Carolina, CWS Bound

College baseball World SeriesFinally, the North Carolina Tar Heels secured the final berth in the 2013 College World Series with a 5-4 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks. This marks the Tar Heels’ 10th appearance to Omaha and its sixth trip in the last eight seasons in search of their first title.

Inclement weather delayed the start North Carolina’s Super Regional against South Carolina and then again on Monday.

Colin Moran hit an RBI triple in a three-run sixth inning and staff ace Kent Emanuel picked up his first career save by getting the final two outs  In the ninth-inning.

Brian Holberton hit a two-run homer for the Tar Heels (57-10). Trent Thornton got the win pitching 4 2/3 innings and allowing just one earned run.  The Tar Heels will face interstate and Atlantic Coast Conference rival North Carolina State on Sunday in Omaha.

North Carolina won Saturday’s season opener 6-5, but South Carolina rebounded on Sunday in an elimination game to beat the Tar Heels 8-0. Reliever Adam Westmoreland (7-4) took the loss, allowing two hits and three runs in 3 1-3 innings for the Gamecocks.

 


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