OMAHA, Neb. (AP) â€” Lefty see, lefty do.
Hours after he watched senior left-hander Michael Roth's two-hitter against Kent State keep South Carolina's season alive, freshman lefty Jordan Montgomery did his best imitation of the Gamecocks' undisputed team leader when he got his turn against Arkansas on Thursday night.
Montgomery held the Razorbacks to three singles over eight innings, and the two-time defending national champions won 2-0 to force a rematch Friday night that will decide which team goes to the best-of-three College World Series finals against Arizona.
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BRYANT â€“ Former Bryant Hornet dual-threat player Tyler Nelson isnâ€™t taking his skills far from home when he goes to the next level. Nelson signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Arkansas Baptist Buffaloes in Little Rock in front of friends and family at the Bryant High School baseball office on Tuesday.
OMAHA, Neb. - Pitching a combined four-hit masterpiece, Razorbacks Ryne Stanek and Barrett Astin achieved a 2-1 victory Monday night over defending national champion and SEC rival South Carolina thrusting Arkansas alone in the winner's bracket of its College World Series Bracket 1 at TD Ameritrade Park.
With its 8-1 victory over Kent State last Saturday and 2-1 triumph Monday, Arkansas advances 2-0 to Thursday night's winner's bracket game against Wednesday's loser's bracket winner between South Carolina and Kent State.
CONWAY â€“ The Bryant Black Sox Senior American Legion baseball team tied the first game of a doubleheader against the Fort Smith Kerwins 4-4 in the seventh and last inning, but it took the Sox five more innings to come away with a 5-4 12-inning victory on relief pitcher Tryce Schacilinâ€™s single to score Tyler Nelson from third on Thursday night at Bear Stadium on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. The Black Sox handled the Kerwins in the second game 11-4.
WACO, Texas â€” Jake Wise and Colby Suggs were at the bottom of the pile of Arkansas players in the middle of the infield and enjoying every second of it.
The Razorbacks are headed to the College World Series.
Wise, a sophomore catcher who had entered the game as a defensive replacement, had a two-out RBI single in the top of the 10th and Suggs threw the final two innings in Arkansasâ€™ 1-0 victory over Baylor in the deciding game of their super regional Monday night.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ The Bryant Senior Black Sox American Legion baseball team went to Little Rock to face the Express and came away with two 6-1 decisions in a doubleheader played at the University of Arkansas Little Rockâ€™s Gary Hogan Field on Tuesday night. The two wins pushed the Black Sox record to 5-0 on the season.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ The Bryant Black Sox Senior (19-under) American Legion baseball team went to Buddy Coleman Field at Central High School in Little Rock and shutout out the Little Rock Blues 7-0 on Tuesday night. The Black Sox improved their season record to 3-0 after beating Cabot 11-5 in the first game of the year and topping Benton 9-0 last Wednesday.