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CHAPEL HILL --- Zac Ryan and Burton Dulaney combined for a four-hit shutout as No. 21 Georgia Tech took the series decider from No. 3 North Carolina 6-0 Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Kel Johnson and Wade Bailey homered for the Yellow Jackets, who improved to 18-5 and 5-4 in the ACC. Carolina dropped to 19-4 and 6-3 in league play with the loss.

CHAPEL HILL—Top-seeded North Carolina (31-6) will face sixth-seeded Notre Dame (24-11) in the NCAA Tournament East Regional final on Sunday night in Philadelphia. The Tar Heels and Fighting Irish will take the opening tip at 8:49 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.

MONROE, La. -- ULM starter Brandon Bell tossed seven strong innings and ULM got a trio of home runs en route to a 6-2 win over Appalachian State in Saturday’s series finale at Warhawk Field. With the victory, the Warhawks claimed the series, two games to one.

CHARLOTTE - The Providence High baseball team, which won the 4A state championship last season, continued its run towards a possible repeat by knocking off Watauga 10-0 in five innings Saturday in the opening-round of the Smoothie King/Queen City Classic Easter Tournament.

BOONE, N.C. – University of South Alabama softball sophomore right-hander Devin Brown pitched a complete-game no-hitter with 13 strikeouts, and the Jaguars recorded a season-high-tying 12 hits to defeat Appalachian State, 6-0, on Saturday and sweep the Sun Belt Conference series.