James Madison 5 Maine 2
CHAPEL HILL, Maine, June 5, 2011 – Junior right-hander Evan Scott (Haymarket, Va./Battlefield) worked 7 1/3 innings and James Madison used a four-run second inning to defeat Maine 5-2 and advance to the championship round of the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional on Sunday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium.
JMU (42-18), ranked 28th by Collegiate Baseball, bounced back from its first loss in 11 games on Saturday night to eliminate Maine (32-23). The Dukes advance in the regional to face 10th-ranked and national No. 3 seed North Carolina at 6 p.m. Sunday night. The Tar Heels shut out the Dukes 14-0 Saturday.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) – Chaz Frank drove in three runs, and North Carolina pulled away late to beat James Madison 9-3 on Sunday night and win the Chapel Hill Regional.
Tommy Coyle and Brian Holberton added two RBIs apiece for the Tar Heels (48-14). They won three games by a combined 27-3 and will host the Fullerton Regional winner next weekend in the super regionals.
Jake Lowery’s two-run homer in the fifth tied it at 3 for James Madison (42-19).