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Recaps of games played on June 1, 2003:

By The Associated Press

Atlanta Regional

South Carolina 9, Stetson 3

ATLANTA (AP) Steven Tolleson and Justin Harris each had three hits, and Steven Bondurant scattered eight hits over seven innings as South Carolina beat Stetson to advance to the super regionals for the fourth straight year.

The Gamecocks (42-20), who lost to Texas in the championship game of the College World Series last year, won three straight at the regional. It's the first time they've won a regional on the road in 10 attempts.

Bondurant (6-3) allowed three runs on eight hits, and Landon Powell went 2-for-3 with two walks and an RBI.

Pete Rasmusen hit a solo homer for the Hatters (41-24), who were looking to advance to the super regionals for the first time.

Wilson Regional

N.C. State 6, Western Carolina 4, 14 innings

WILSON, N.C. (AP) Colt Morton homered in the top of the 14th and Joe Gaetti scored an insurance run on a wild pitch as North Carolina State advanced to the super regionals with a victory over Western Carolina.

Matt Camp went 3-for-6 with three RBIs for the Wolfpack (45-16), who are two wins away from their second College World Series appearance and first since 1968.

Matt Nelson drove in all four runs, including a game-tying two-run single in the sixth, for the Catamounts (43-21), who played in the longest game in school history.

College Station Regional

Houston 7, Texas A&M 6, 10 innings

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Brian Martin scored the winning run on a throwing error by reliever Matt Farnum as Houston rallied past Texas A&M and advanced to the super regionals.

Farnum retired his first two batters before issuing back-to-back walks to Martin and Sam Mitchell. Stuart Musslewhite then hit the ball back to the mound, but Farnum's throw to first base was high and went down the right-field line and allowed Martin to score for the Cougars (36-28).

Scott Beerer, Justin Pouk, Cliff Pennington and John Infante all hit solo home runs for the Aggies (45-19).

Houston 7, Texas A&M 6

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Hyung Cho hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh and Ryan Wagner pitched two scoreless innings of relief as Houston forced an elimination game.

Cho, who went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, erased a one-run deficit and put the Cougars in front for good. Wagner pitched a perfect eighth and struck out the side in the ninth after a leadoff walk for his 14th save.

Tallahassee Regional

Florida State 12, South Alabama 2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Stephen Drew homered twice and drove in four runs as Florida State hit seven home runs and cruised past South Alabama on Sunday and advanced to the super regionals.

The win was the second of the day for the Seminoles (54-11-1), the No. 1 national seed, against the Jaguars, and sent Florida State to a matchup against defending national champion Texas.

Tony McQuade and Tony Richie hit back-to-back homers, and Jerrod Brown followed with a two-run shot in the first. Daniel Wardell hit his second pinch-hit homer in as many games in the seventh, and Bryan Zech also homered for the Seminoles in the eighth.

Cole Craig and Josh Touchstone each drove in a run for South Alabama (42-19).

Florida St. 13, South Alabama 5

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Stephen Drew hit two doubles and had five RBIs as Florida State staved off elimination.

Daniel Davidson (10-0) pitched the Seminoles' second complete game of the regional, scattering five runs on 10 hits.

Florida State broke open a 3-3 game with an eight-run fifth, highlighted by Chris Hart's three-run double. Daniel Wardell and Jerrod Brown homered for the Seminoles.

Austin Regional

Texas 6, Lamar 3

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Dustin Majewski went 2-for-4 with an RBI and Taylor Teagarden hit a two-run single to lead defending national champion Texas over Lamar and into the super regionals.

After Texas (41-17) fell behind 3-2, Huston Street hit an RBI double in the fifth and scored the go-ahead run on Majewski's single. Omar Quintanilla scored later in the inning when shortstop Jeremy Gray missed Eric Sultemeier's line drive.

Matt Gowan hit a three-run triple for Lamar (40-18).

Lamar 6, Texas 2

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Trey Rinando allowed nine hits in his second career complete game as Lamar defeated Texas to set up an elimination game.

Rinando (2-2) gave up two runs, struck out two and walked one for Lamar, which came back from a 2-0 deficit.

Dustin Majewski hit an RBI double and Taylor Teagarden had a run-scoring single in the first to put Texas up. But the Cardinals got a run in the third, two in the fifth and three more in the seventh as Rinando took control.

Coral Gables Regional

Miami 13, Florida 10

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Ryan Braun tripled, doubled twice and scored three runs as Miami defeated Florida to advance to the super regionals.

Miami (42-15-1), which extended its NCAA record by winning a regional for the 10th straight year, will play North Carolina State in next weekend's super regional.

Ben Harrison and Mario Garza each had three hits and two RBIs for the Gators (37-21-1), who were eliminated in the NCAA regional round by Miami for the second straight year.

Florida 15, Miami 5

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Brian Rose hit his second grand slam of the regionals, and Florida forced an elimination game against Miami, which matched its largest postseason margin of defeat in school history.

Rose had five RBIs, Jeff Corsaletti homered and drove in four runs and Ben Harrison had three hits and three RBIs for Florida, which snapped Miami's 18-game postseason home winning streak.

Houston Regional

Rice 5, Wichita St. 2

HOUSTON (AP) Wade Townsend scattered five hits over eight innings, and Craig Stansberry hit a two-run single to lead Rice to the super regionals with a victory over Wichita State.

Townsend (9-1) struck out eight and walked none, and David Aardsma pitched the ninth and tied the school's single-season record with his 10th save. The Owls (51-10) will take on Houston.

Rice (51-10) took a 3-0 lead in the fourth on RBI singles by Stansberry and Jeff Jorgensen.

Ryan Bell hit his first home run of the season for Wichita State (48-27).

Auburn Regional

Ohio State 9, Auburn 7

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Brett Garrard drove in four runs and Matt Davis pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth as Ohio State advanced to the super regionals for the first time since 1999.

Drew Anderson, who homered four times in the first two games, had two doubles as the Buckeyes (44-19) beat Auburn (42-21), the No. 4 national seed, twice over the weekend and scored 25 runs in three regional games.

Ohio State will play Southwest Missouri State in the next round.

Davis, who earned his third save of the regional, got Karl Amonite to fly out to center with the bases loaded in the eighth. In the ninth, Davis walked Clete Thomas to lead off the inning, but got Scott Schade to ground into a double play and Derek Sain popped up to end it.

Lincoln Regional

SW Missouri St. 7, Nebraska 0

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Bob Zimmermann scattered five hits and struck out seven in the first complete game of his career, and Southwest Missouri State beat Nebraska to advance to the super regionals for the first time.

Zimmermann, who hadn't started since April 27, retired 10 in a row before Joe Simokaitis' single with one out in the fourth inning. Tony Piazza homered for the Bears (38-24).

The Huskers (47-18), who lost to SMS 4-2 on Saturday, needed to beat the Bears twice Sunday to advance to the super regionals for a fourth year in a row.

Nebraska 9, SW Missouri St. 5

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Jamie Rodrigue pitched 7 1-3 strong innings and Joe Simokaitis drove in three runs as Nebraska staved off elimination.

Rodrigue (1-1), who struggled with injuries this season, scattered 10 hits, walked one and struck out four while allowing five runs to win his first decision since May 18, 2002.

Hattiesburg Regional

Baylor 3, Southern Mississippi 2

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) David Murphy hit a game-tying two-run double and Josh Ford followed with an RBI single as Baylor rallied with three runs in the eighth and beat Southern Mississippi to win the regional.

The Bears (44-21) will play Louisiana State in the super regionals.

Southern Miss (47-16) led 2-0 going into the eighth, but starter Anthony DeWitt came out with an elbow injury and the Bears scored three times against Austin Tubb (3-2).

Baylor freshman Ryan LaMotta (7-2) won in his third career start, allowing six hits and two runs in 8 1-3 innings.

Baton Rouge Regional

LSU 9, UNC-Wilmington 8, 11 innings

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Jon Zeringue hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the 11th as Louisiana State edged North Carolina-Wilmington and advanced to the super regionals.

Ryan Patterson also homered and Aaron Hill had three RBIs for the Tigers (43-19-1), the No. 2 national seed.

Matt Wright hit two homers and drove in five runs for NC-Wilmington (40-23), which made it to the title game in its first regional appearance.

The Seahawks took an 8-7 lead in the 10th on Matt Sutton's RBI double, but Hill's RBI single in the bottom of the inning sent it to the 11th tied at 8.

Starkville Regional

North Carolina 8, Mississippi St 6, 11 innings

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Sean Farrell tied it with a two-run homer in the ninth and drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the 11th as North Carolina advanced to the super regionals with a victory over Mississippi State.

Farrell was 4-for-6 with two home runs and four RBIs to lead the Tar Heels (42-21), who had 18 hits. North Carolina entered the eighth trailing 6-3, but Wes Moyer hit an RBI single to make it 6-4. In the ninth, Greg Mangum hit an RBI double and Farrell homered for the second time to tie it.

The Tar Heels will play South Carolina in the super regional.

Craig Tatum was 3-for-4 with three RBIs for Mississippi State (42-20).

Long Beach Regional

Long Beach St. 7, Washington 2

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Todd Jennings drove in three runs and Cesar Ramos pitched seven shutout innings as Long Beach State beat Washington and advanced to the super regionals for the first time.

Ramos (6-4) allowed just six hits, struck out one and walked none for the 49ers (41-18), who will take on Stanford next weekend. Jennings went 3-for-4 and extended his hitting streak to 26 games, one shy of the team record.

Aaron Hathaway homered in the ninth for the Huskies (42-18).

Stanford Regional

Stanford 19, Richmond 6

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Ryan Garko homered twice and drove in five runs, and Danny Putnam hit a grand slam as Stanford routed Richmond and won its fifth straight regional.

Carlos Quentin also homered and Mark Romanczuk (11-0) tied a Stanford freshman record for most victories without a loss after allowing three runs on five hits over 6 2-3 innings. Stanford (44-15) has won 16 of its last 17.

Jim Fasano hit a two-run homer for the Spiders (48-15) in the ninth.

Tempe Regional

Arizona St. 16, UNLV 1

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Jeff Larish homered and drove in three runs to key a 19-hit attack as Arizona State routed UNLV to advance to the super regionals.

Ben Thurmond (7-0) allowed three hits and walked three in five scoreless innings, and Arizona State (53-12) outscored its opponents 45-3 in three regional games. Dennis Wyrick also had three RBIs for the Sun Devils, who play Cal State Fullerton in the next round.

Brent Johnson hit an RBI double in the ninth for the Rebels (47-17).

Fullerton Regional

Cal State Fullerton 8, Notre Dame 1

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Dustin Miller scattered nine hits over eight-plus innings, and Jason Corapci and Justin Turners each drove in two runs as Cal State Fullerton advanced to the super regionals with a victory over Notre Dame.

Miller (8-2) struck out 10 and walked none for Cal State Fullerton (46-13).

Steve Sollmann went 3-for-4 for Notre Dame (45-18), which played in the College World Series last year.


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