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MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Christian Walker’s two-out three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted South Carolina to a 10-9 victory over Coastal Carolina sending the Gamecocks to the school’s ninth College World Series in Omaha, Neb. The Gamecocks are 48-15 on the year while Coastal ends its season with a 55-10 record. It was a tight Super Regional with both games decided by a run. This was South Carolina’s eighth NCAA Super Regional appearance in the last 11 years. The Gamecocks last reached Omaha in 2004.
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC – South Carolina jumped out to an early four-run lead and behind a quality start from right-hander Blake Cooper and an impressive relief outing from right-hander Matt Price held on to a 4-3 victory over Coastal Carolina in game one of the NCAA Myrtle Beach Super Regional. South Carolina is now 47-15 on the year while the loss drops Coastal to 55-9 for the season. Game two is set for 1 p.m. ET and will be televised on ESPN.
Cooper went seven-plus innings and allowed three runs on six hits with five strikeouts and three walks to improve to 12-1 for the season. Price worked two scoreless innings of relief and struck out three batters with just one walk and one hit allowed to pick up his ninth save of the season. Coastal starter Matt Rein lasted only one-plus inning and allowed four runs, two earned, on two hits with two walks. He is now 7-1 on the year.
Continue reading South Carolina edges Coastal Carolina 4-3 to win Game 1
By: J.K. McKay
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – What does it take to get two rivals on the same field for the first time since 2002? A super regional that has all the markings of being an instant classic. You know, the kind that 20,000 people will say they were there for each game, in a park that lists capacity at 6,500.
The Grand Strand might never be the same when South Carolina visits BB&T Coastal Field and host Coastal Carolina in a Super Regional beginning on Saturday with a noon start.
Continue reading Super Regional Preview: South Carolina at Coastal Carolina