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Arkansas vs. South Carolina: Tired Gamecocks Will Fall to Razorbacks in CWS

Published by on June 21, 2012

South Carolina survived elimination by defeating Kent State, but the two-time defending champs will not be able to get past Arkansas.

A postponement on Wednesday forced the Gamecocks to play two games in one day, each of them a win-or-go-home situation. After a long season, the team might just be too tired to keep going.

The team was already in a tough situation within the tournament. The two-time defending College World Series winners lost to Arkansas after a record 22 straight tournament wins. While it was an impressive feat, the loss put them one loss from elimination.

In order to advance to the finals, South Carolina needed to defeat Kent State and then avenge the loss to the Razorbacks two times. They took care of the Golden Flashes by a score of 4-1 in a quick game, but beating Arkansas will be a different story.

Primarily, South Carolina has already used its ace in Michael Roth. The senior pitched a gem in the morning to keep the team alive, but the team will not be able to get anything else from one of the most successful CWS pitchers of all-time. 

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