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Arizona vs. South Carolina Game 2 Highlights: Analyzing Big Plays from CWS Final

Published by on June 26, 2012

South Carolina's college baseball reign of terror is over, thanks to Arizona. 

After taking home College World Series titles in 2010 and 2011, the Gamecocks were primed to make it three straight, the first such run since USC in the early '70s.

Not so fast.

After strolling to an easy 5-1 win behind a strong pitching performance from Konner Wade in Game 1, Arizona was able to string together a ninth-inning rally and then hold off South Carolina in Game 2 for a 4-1 victory. 

And a national championship. It was the first for Arizona since 1986 and the fourth in school history.

But just because Arizona absolutely rolled through college's postseason doesn't mean Game 2 was a walk in the park. Let's take a look at the highlights from Monday's thrilling final game. 

 

James Farris' Gem

You think pitching on short rest is a tough task? Try pitching on 22 days of rest, because that's what James Farris had to do. 

In his first appearance since...

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