Georgia beats Ark.-Little Rock
Bulldogs use long ball to stave off elimination in Corvallis
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Levi Hyams led off the game with a homer and Brett DeLoach hit a three-run shot in the fifth inning to help Georgia beat Arkansas-Little Rock 7-3 on Saturday in an elimination game in the NCAA Corvallis Regional.
Georgia (32-31) advanced to a Sunday game against the Oregon State-Creighton loser Saturday night.
DeLoach's homer made it 5-0, but Arkansas-Little Rock (24-34) came back with three runs in the bottom of the inning -- two on Jason Houston's two-out single.
Georgia answered with two runs in the sixth to go back ahead by four runs. Both runs came with two outs, the first on a passed ball and the second on a throwing error.
Hyams was 4 for 5 and scored three runs, and Zach Cone was 2 for 4 with an RBI.
Houston was 3 for 4 for Arkansas-Little Rock.
Georgia starter Alex Wood (6-7) was the winner. Calvin Drinnen (6-7) took the loss.