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Slavens’ walk-off hit lifts Arkansas over UNC 4-3, to CWS

Arkansas players celebrate their win over North Carolina following an NCAA college super...
Arkansas players celebrate their win over North Carolina following an NCAA college super regional baseball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, June 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)(Karl B DeBlaker | AP)
Published: Jun. 12, 2022 at 10:44 PM EDT
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Brady Slavens hit a walk-off single to give Arkansas a 4-3 win over North Carolina and the Razorbacks swept the best-of-three Chapel Hill Super Regional.

Arkansas clinched the 11th trip to the College World Series in program history.

North Carolina (42-22) took its first lead when Tomas Frick led off the top of the ninth with a double and then scored on a two-out single to right by Patrick Alvarez to make it 3-2.

Jalen Battles and Peyton Stovall hit back-to-back singles and Kendall Diggs walked to load the bases in the bottom of the ninth.

Battles scored when Braydon Webb reached on a fielder’s choice and, after Caden O’Brien replaced Davis Palermo, Slavens hit a ground ball through the right side the brought home Stovall to end it.

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