Burke's complete game, Zagunis' three RBIs help Va. Tech down Coastal Caro.
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Devin Burke of Virginia Tech pitched a five-hit complete game as the Hokies beat Coastal Carolina 9-1 in an NCAA Blacksburg regional game.
Mark Zagunis and Andrew Rash each drove in three runs to help the Hokies (39-21), who already have one loss in the double-elimination tournament. Coastal Carolina (37-23) was eliminated in the loss.
Burke (11-3) pitched his second complete game of the season, allowing a home run to Jacob May in the ninth inning. He struck out two and walked two in winning his sixth consecutive decision.
Rash and Chad Pinder each hit solo homers for Virginia Tech. The Hokies broke open the game with a five-run ninth, highlighted by Zagunis' two-run single and Rash's two-run double.
Coastal Carolina's Ben Smith went 6.1 innings and gave up two runs.