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Texas defeats Virginia 6-2 to reach bracket final at CWS

CWS Virginia Texas Baseball
Posted at 7:05 AM, Jun 25, 2021

OMAHA, Neb. — Ivan Melendez singled in the go-ahead run and Zach Zubia broke the game open with a three-run double in the ninth inning as Texas knocked Virginia out of the College World Series with a 6-2 victory.

The No. 2 national seed Longhorns won their second elimination game to reach the Bracket 2 final.

They’ll play Mississippi State needing to win Friday night and again Saturday to advance to the best-of-three finals.

The loss ended an impressive postseason run for the Cavaliers.

They made the NCAA Tournament as a No. 3 regional seed and were playing their seventh elimination game.