Steven Wells Jr. hit an RBI sacrifice fly to start a four-run eighth inning that helped Florida State beat North Carolina State 7-3 in Wednesday’s pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.
Taylor Walls added a two-run single in the go-ahead inning for the fourth-seeded Seminoles (35-19), who trailed by two before tying the game on Dylan Busby‘s two-run single in the sixth.
Chase Haney (5-0) earned the win with a scoreless inning of relief in a rematch of last year’s championship game.
Reliever Will Gilbert (3-1) took the loss for the fifth-seeded Wolfpack (34-19). Brock Deatherage scored on a double steal in the second to get N.C. State on the board, while Brett Kinnerman drove home a run with a bunt in the fourth for a 3-1 lead.
In Thursday’s Pool A play, Florida State faces ninth-seeded Georgia Tech while N.C. State faces top-seeded Miami.
Republished with permission of the Associated Press.