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Thanks to UNC Loss, NC State Now has a Three Game Path to Championship

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Thanks to UNC Loss, NC State Now has a Three Game Path to Championship

Thanks to UNC Loss, NC State Now has a Three Game Path to Championship

With a little help from our Panther friends, State’s game against UNC Friday, is 100000% about pride.

Pitt beat the Tar Heels 5-3 on Tuesday. Thus, with a win against State, Pitt would win the pool and move onto the semis. A State win would mean, at the very least, all Pool C teams would be at 1-1 and therefore advance due to best record and ranking. So a win on Thursday night against Pitt and State baseball advances. (Regardless of scenario of UNC/Pitt game, State had to just win 3 games…but having Pitt first actually helps from a pitching perspective. Roll with Reid and just put anyone on the mound if you win. *Crosses fingers so tightly they break*).

We knew that UNC was in a rough spot on the road. Tar Heels have now only won 6 out of 21 road/neutral games. Pitt meanwhile, still didn’t look like the better team, but thanks to wild pitch scoring a run and advancing another runner to third, followed by a sac fly, that’s all they needed to beat UNC.

NC State will most likely face Matt Gilbertson on Thursday. Last time they met, he was a ND giving up 5 runs in 6 innings on the way to a State win 9-7. Oh and this happened…

 

Passionate State fan that just wants to win...something...like anything...

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