OMAHA, Neb. — Matt Boyd pitched a four-hitter and struck out 11, and Oregon State made a fourth-inning sacrifice fly stand for a 1-0 victory over Indiana in the College World Series on Wednesday night.
The Beavers (52-12) face Mississippi State on Friday needing to beat the Bulldogs twice to reach next week’s finals.
Aaron Slegers allowed seven hits in his first career complete game for the Hoosiers (49-16).
The Beavers scored in the fourth when Kavin Keyes singled, went to third on Ryan Barnes’ double and came home on Jake Rodriguez’s sacrifice fly to right.
College World Series Glance
North Carolina 4, LSU 2, LSU eliminated
UCLA 2, N.C. State 1
Oregon State 1, Indiana 0, Indiana eliminated
North Carolina (58-11) vs. N.C. State (50-15), 7 p.m.
Mississippi State vs. Oregon State (52-12), 2 p.m.
UCLA vs. North Carolina-N.C. State winner, 7 p.m.