No. 19 Wake Forest 2, No. 2 Louisville 1

In Louisville, Ky., Parker Dunshee allowed one run and five hits with six strikeouts in seven innings, and Gavin Sheets hit a two-run homer as Wake Forest edged Louisville on Friday, ending the Cardinals’ 37-game regular-season home winning streak. Sheets went 3 for 4 with a double, and Stuart Fairchild contributed two hits for the Demon Deacons (9-4, 23-8). Griffin Roberts struck out four in two innings for his third save. Brendan McKay allowed two runs on five hits with 11 strikeouts in seven innings for Louisville (10-3, 25-4).

No. 1 Oregon State 5, Utah 4

In Corvallis, Ore., Steven Kwan had a run-scoring single with two away in the bottom of the ninth to lift OSU over Utah to start their Pac-12 series. The Beavers (10-0, 26-1) extended their win streak to 21, the longest streak in the country this season and two away from the conference record of 23 (Arizona State, 1988). KJ Harrison went 2 for 5 with a run for OSU DaShawn Keirsey Jr. had two hits and two RBI for the Utes (3-7, 12-14).

No. 3 TCU 9, Murray State 2

In Fort Worth, Texas, Elliott Barzilli homered and drove in three, and Luken Baker homered and drove in two as TCU topped Murray State. Jared Janczak (6-0) allowed two unearned runs on five hits with seven strikeouts in seven innings for the Horned Frogs (24-5). Ryan Perkins and Jaron Robinson drove in runs for Murray State (15-14).

No. 4 Clemson 12, Virginia Tech 1

In Clemson, S.C., Charlie Barnes struck out a career-best 11, and Logan Davidson went 4 for 5 with a homer, three runs and two RBI as Clemson rolled past Virginia Tech. Barnes (4-2) yielded four hits and one run in 7.2 innings, and the Tigers (11-2, 26-5) scored single runs each inning from the second to the sixth and put the Hokies (6-7, 17-15) away with two in the seventh and six in the eighth. Robert Jolly and Jordan Greene added two hits and two RBI for Clemson. Joe Freiday Jr. had a solo homer for Virginia Tech.

No. 6 Texas Tech 13, Baylor 2

In Lubbock, Texas, TTU snapped a 2-2 tie with five in the third and added five more in the fifth. Orlando Garcia had a three-run homer in the third and Tanner Gardner (2 for 2, 2 R, 2 RBI) delivered a two-run double in the fifth for the Red Raiders (5-2, 27-6). Caleb Kilian (2-0 3.0 IP, 4 K) earned the win in relief. Shea Langeliers went 1 for 3 with a double and one RBI for the Bears (2-5, 19-11).

Tennessee 7, No. 7 Florida 6 (10 innings)

In Gainesville, Fla., Will Heflin’s sacrifice fly scored Andre Lipcius as Tennessee edged Florida in extra innings. Lipcius went 3 for 5 with two runs and an RBI, and Reggie Southall added two hits, a run and an RBI as the Volunteers (2-8, 16-11) tallied 13 hits, 10 of which came off Gators ace Alex Faedo (6 R, 5 ER in 5.2 innings) to offset 12 strikeouts. Ryan Larson went 4 for 5 with a solo homer, two runs and two RBI to lead the Gators (5-5, 20-10).

No. 8 Arizona 19, Washington State 5

In Pullman, Wash., JJ Matijevic had a two-run double and a two-run homer in a 12-run sixth as UA whipped WSU to begin their Pac-12 series. Matijevic went 4 for 4 with three runs and six RBI, while Alfonso Rivas (3 for 3, 4 runs) also had a three-run dinger in the sixth for the Wildcats (6-4, 22-7). S Matheny had a two-run homer in the third for the Cougars (1-6, 14-13).

No. 9 Auburn 2, Texas A&M 1

In College Station, Texas, Casey Mize fanned 12 in seven innings as Auburn edges TAMU to kick off their SEC series. Mize (5-1) allowed two hits and one walk. Andrew Mitchell (1.0 IP, K) recorded his second save. Jay Estes (2 for 4, 2 2B) had a two-run double in the third for the Tigers (8-2, 24-8). Joel Davis homered in the ninth for the Aggies (3-7, 20-11).

Vanderbilt 7, No. 10 South Carolina 6

In Columbia, S.C., Patrick Raby allowed two earned runs in seven innings, and Jason Delay had three hits and three RBI as Vanderbilt held on to beat South Carolina. The Commodores (5-5, 20-11) led 7-2 before the Gamecocks (6-4, 20-9) scored four times in the eighth inning, three coming on LT Tolbert’s homer. Reed Hayes picked up his fifth save with a scoreless ninth for Vandy.

No. 15 Arkansas 9, No. 16 LSU 3

In Fayetteville, Ark., Blaine Knight tossed six scoreless innings as Arkansas thumped LSU in the SEC series lid-lifter. Knight (5-1) allowed three hits and three walk with six strikeouts. Chad Spanberger (1 for 4, 3 RBI), Jared Gates (3 for 5, 2 RBI) and Eric Cole (2 for 5, 2 R, 2 RBI) each homered for the Razorbacks (8-2, 25-6). Greg Deichmann had two hits and one RBI for the Tigers (5-5, 20-11).

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