West Virginia beats Maryland in NCAA elimination game
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. | Braden Zarbnisky and Jimmy Galusky each drove in two runs to help West Virginia beat Maryland 8-5 on Sunday in an NCAA Tournament elimination game.
Zarbnisky and Galusky each had RBI singles in a four-run eighth inning for the second-seeded Mountaineers (36-25), while Jackson Cramer had an RBI double in an inning that erased a 4-3 deficit and sent West Virginia ahead to face top-seeded Wake Forest later Sunday in the Winston-Salem Regional.
Brandon Gum had a two-run homer and an RBI double to lead third-seeded Maryland (38-23). Nick Dunn hit a solo homer to lead off the ninth and the Terrapins brought the tying run to the plate, but Gum struck out looking to end it. Ryan Selmer (2-2) surrendering three hits and four runs in a third of an inning for the loss.