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John Johnson | The Associated Press | May 31, 2014

Bethune Cookman holds off late Columbia rally

  Junior Keith Zuniga pitched six innings and picked up the win.

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.

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