North Carolina jumped on Stetson starter Jack Perkins in a four-run first inning and hung on to beat the Hatters 7-5 in Chapel Hill on Saturday, securing their first trip to the College World Series since 2013.
Perkins (11-3), who gave up three RBI doubles in the first, took the loss. He lasted 21/3 innings — his shortest outing of the year for the Hatters (48-13).
Oregon State 6, Minnesota 3: Adley Rutschman hit a bases-loaded single in the top of the ninth inning to help the Beavers (49-10-1) sweep the Golden Gophers (44-15) in Corvallis and earn a spot in the World Series.
Tennessee Tech 5, Texas 4: Chase Chambers and David Garza each...