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Murton muscles No. 20 Georgia Tech
No. 1 Arizona State stops Wofford; No. 2
Miami mauls Florida International
Atlanta, Luke Murton (left) had a two-run double in the third to
spark No. 20 Georgia Tech past East Tennessee State 5-4
Wednesday at Russ Chandler Stadium. The Jackets (24-5) added
three in the fourth for a 5-0 lead. Anthony Russell, Danny Petro
and Bart Roark had solo homers for the Buccaneers (6-21).
No. 1 Arizona State 12, Wofford 4
In Tempe, Ariz., Ike Davis hit two homers and
drove in six as Arizona State defeated Wofford. Petey Paramore
had three hits, including a home run, and four RBI for the Sun
Devils (27-1). Kyle Behrendt had a two-run homer in the third
for the Terriers (17-11).
No. 2 Miami (Fla.) 13, Florida International 2
In Miami, Jemile Weeks had two hits and three RBI
to lead Miami past Florida International at University Park.
Joey Terdoslavich had two hits and three runs for the Hurricanes
(23-2). Ryan Mollica had two hits for the Golden Panthers
No. 3 Florida State 7, Jacksonville 5
In Jacksonville, Fla., Tommy Oravetz had two
hits, including a homer, and scored twice as Florida State
defeated Jacksonville at Alexander Brest Field. Jason Stidham’s
sacrifice fly in the eighth drove in the game-winner. Oravetz
went deep in the top of the ninth for the Seminoles (25-3).
Buster Posey earned his fourth save. Brad Simmons had two
doubles for the Dolphins (16-11).
No. 4 North Carolina 7, Appalachian State 0
In Cary, N.C., Patrick Johnson had seven
strikeouts in 5.1 innings as North Carolina blanked Appalachian
State. Johnson (3-0) and four relievers combined on a
five-hitter with 14 punchouts against the Mountaineers (15-14).
Tim Fedroff had a two-run double in the second for the Tar Heels
No. 6 South Carolina 9, Davidson 2
In Columbia, S.C., James Darnell’s three-run
homer ignited a seven-run first as South Carolina dumped
Davidson at Sarge Frye Field. Justin Smoak and Phil Disher hit
consecutive home runs in the eighth for the Gamecocks (20-7).
Chase FitzPatrick had an RBI single in the third for the
No. 11 California 5, Fresno State 4
In Berkeley, Calif., Blake Smith’s grand slam
capped a five-run sixth as California edged Fresno State at
Evans Diamond. Steve Detwiler’s RBI double keyed a four-run
seventh for the Bulldogs (16-14). Matt Gorgen closed out the
seventh on the mound for the Golden Bears (19-6-1) and earned
his fifth save, pitching 3.0 innings with one hits, no runs, one
walk and four strikeouts.