Bethune-Cookman holds off late Columbia rally in elimination game
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Matt Noble was 2-for-3 with three RBI and Bethune-Cookman withstood a late Columbia rally to beat the Lions 6-5 on Saturday in an elimination game at the Coral Gables Regional.
Noble hit his 13th double of the season in the seventh inning to give the Wildcats a 6-0 lead. The Lions also committed two errors in the inning.
Keith Zuniga (8-4) scattered three hits in six innings while walking two.
Columbia's Kevin Roy (6-5) gave up a home run to John Johnson on the second pitch of the game.
Bethune-Cookman (27-32) advanced to play the loser of the Miami-Texas Tech game.
Columbia finished the season 29-20.