|Emmanuel (Ga.) (21-33)||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||1||3||2|
|Southwestern Christian (40-24)||0||1||0||2||0||1||0||2||0||6||9||0|
|Mason, OH Legacy Field|
|Emmanuel (Ga.)||Pitching||Southwestern Christian|
|-||Winner||Del Carmen, Victor|
|Emmanuel (Ga.)||Indv. Stats||Southwestern Christian|
|None||Doubles||#6 Ward, Anthony|
|#35 Gooden, Daniel||Home Runs||#19 Graham, Zach|
MASON, Ohio — Southwestern Christian University toppled second-seeded Emmanuel (Ga.) 6-1 Friday at Legacy Field and won Pool B to advance to the NCCAA World Series semifinals.
The Eagles (40-24) were led by starting pitcher Victor Del Carmen who allowed just three hits and one run in a complete nine innings. Del Carmen also struck out 11 on the evening.
SCU got the scoreboard in the bottom of the second inning thanks to a sacrifice fly from A.J. Leingang.
Graham drove in another run in the bottom of the sixth when he grounded out to to second base and gave SCU a 4-1 advantage.
The Eagles added a pair of insurance runs in the bottom of the eighth. Fabian singled to right-center field and drove in SCU's first run. Fabian later scored on Graham's single to the left side to make the score 6-1.
Del Carmen struck out the side in the top of the ninth to seal the Eagles' victory. Del Carmen had five of his 11 strikeouts in the final two innings.
With the win, SCU moved to 3-1 in pool play and caused a three-way tie at the top of Pool B with Bethesda (Calif.) and Emmanuel. Due to tiebreakers SCU and Emmanuel advanced to the semifinals.
The Eagles will take on the Pool A runner-up Campbellsville (Ky.) at noon CDT Saturday at Prasco Park. The winner will advance to the NCCAA World Series championship at 4 p.m. CDT.
For complete NCCAA World Series coverage, visit the tournament page here.
Wednesday, May 24
GM 1: Bethesda 9, Oakland City 4
GM 2: Bluefield 7, Alice Lloyd 1
GM 3: Southwestern Christian 10, Hiwassee 0
GM 4: Campbellsville 8, Ecclesia 2
Thursday, May 25
GM 5: Campbellsville 12, Bluefield 2
GM 6: Southwestern Christian 9, Oakland City 2
GM 7: Oklahoma Baptist 15, Ecclesia 3
GM 8: Emmanuel 11, Hiwassee 4
GM 9: Bluefield 7, Ecclesia 4
GM 10: Hiwassee 8, Oakland City 1
GM 11: Oklahoma Baptist 19, Alice Lloyd 1
GM 12: Emmanuel 12, Bethesda 1
Friday, May 26
GM 13: Campbellsville 13, Alice Lloyd 4
GM 14: Bethesda 9, Southwestern Christian 1
GM 15: Emmanuel 14, Oakland City 7
GM 16: Oklahoma Baptist 13, Bluefield 1
GM 17: Bethesda 4, Hiwassee 0
GM 18: Ecclesia 9, Alice Lloyd 3
GM 19: Southwestern Christian 6, Emmanuel 1
GM 20: Oklahoma Baptist 10, Campbellsville 6
Saturday, May 27
GM 21: Oklahoma Baptist vs. Emmanuel, 9 a.m.
GM 22: Southwestern Christian vs. Campbellsville, noon
Saturday, May 27
GM 21 winner vs. GM 22 winner, 4 p.m.