Arkansas upsets North Carolina 4-1 in super regional opener

Published: Jun. 11, 2022 at 10:24 PM EDT
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Peyton Stoval sparked a three-run fifth inning with a lead-off home run, Connor Noland thew 6 2/3 shutout innings and Arkansas upset No. 10 overall seed North Carolina 4-1 in the first round of the Chapel Hill Super Regional.

Arkansas (42-19) and North Carolina (42-21), both making a 10th super regional appearance, will play again on Sunday.

A win by the Razorbacks would send them to their fifth College World Series in search of their first title.

A win by the Tar Heels would force a winner-take-all game on Monday.

The two schools are playing for the first time in 33 years.

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