GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Madison Stokes drove in three runs, Jonah Bride hit a late home run and South Carolina advanced to the super regionals by beating UNC Wilmington 8-4 on Monday.
After sweeping three games in Greenville, the second-seeded Gamecocks (36-24) will face Southeastern Conference rival Arkansas, the No. 5 national seed, in a best-of-three series this weekend in Fayetteville.
Carlos Cortes had four hits and Hunter Taylor added two RBIs to help South Carolina earn its 13th super regional berth and second in three years.
Stokes had a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the sixth and a two-run double an inning later that made it 6-3. Bride's two-run homer in the ninth made it a five-run game.
Kep Brown homered and drove in two runs, and Mason Berne had the other two RBIs for the fourth-seeded Seahawks (39-23).
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