Catamounts’ NCAA Baseball Championship Regional run cut short

Advancing from the loser’s bracket of the NCAA Baseball Championship Regional, Western Carolina was two outs away in the top of the ninth inning from forcing a deciding championship game against top-seeded North Carolina. However, down to its final two chances, the Tar Heels mounted a two-run rally, including back-to-back walks and a two-RBI single through the left side to pull back in front, 6-5, and held on in the bottom of the frame to advance Monday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Western Carolina concludes a stellar season with a 42-20 overall record and a regular season co-championship in the Southern Conference.

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