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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Montana Fouts pitched a complete game shutout, and Alabama defeated Arizona 2-0 in a Women's College World Series elimination game. Fouts, a freshman, gave up three hits and struck out nine. Bailey Hemphill doubled to knock in the game's only two runs in the third inning. Alabama advanced to play top-seeded Oklahoma in the semifinals.
UNDATED (AP) — Defending national champion Oregon State was among the first teams eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, marking the first time the Beavers have gone 0-2 in regionals in 14 appearances since 1985. The Beavers' 4-1 loss to Big East champion Creighton knocked them out in the regional round for the first time since 2015. Baylor's Shea Langeliers hit three homers and drove in a tournament-record 11 runs in a 24-6 win over Omaha. Loyola Marymount upset No. 1 national seed UCLA.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ethan Paul's two-run double keyed a four-run ninth as Vanderbilt beat Indiana State 8-5 in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 2 seed overall now has won 24 of its last 25 games with the Commodores improving to 51-10 overall. They can clinch a berth in their ninth super regional with a victory against either Ohio State or Indiana State.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State's offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-2 win over Central Michigan on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State scored four runs in the first inning and two more in the third to take a quick 6-0 advantage. Central Michigan had its 19-game winning streak snapped.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. The No. 1 seed Bulldogs will face No. 2 seed Florida Atlantic in an elimination game on Sunday and Florida State will face the winner.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman lefty Doug Nikhazy struck out nine pitching into the ninth inning of a 6-1 win over Clemson in the NCAA Tournament. The Rebels advanced to the regional final on their home field. Ole Miss led for good after Cole Zabowski and Cooper Johnson opened the second inning with back-to-back home runs off Mat Clark. Nikhazy walked the leadoff batter in the ninth before closer Parker Caracci got the last three outs.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (39-19) will play Arizona State in an elimination game on Sunday and the winner will face top-seeded LSU (38-24) later that day.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Isaiah Campbell allowed four hits over eight innings, matching the longest outing of his career and helping Arkansas advance to the final of its home regional with a 3-1 victory over TCU. Casey Opitz broke a scoreless tie with a two-run single in the sixth inning. The Razorbacks, who have the No. 5 national seed, moved within a victory of hosting their second straight Super Regional. TCU faces Central Connecticut State in an elimination game Sunday.
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