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TCU beats NC State 9-8 to win Fort Worth Regional

North Carolina State right fielder Bubby Riley strikes out to end the top of the second inning Monday in the NCAA regional at Lupton Stadium.
North Carolina State right fielder Bubby Riley strikes out to end the top of the second inning Monday in the NCAA regional at Lupton Stadium. Star-Telegram

Elliott Barzilli singled home Evan Williams in the 10th inning to cap a 7-run comeback and give TCU a 9-8 win over NC State on Monday night in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional.

The Horned Frogs, who will now host Texas A&M in this week’s Super Regionals, scored seven unearned runs in the eighth inning before adding one more in the ninth and Barzilli’s game-winner in the 10th.

The Wolfpack led 8-1 when TCU used two singles, a passed ball, a walk and a balk to get within a run in the eighth inning. Then, in the ninth, Derek Odell scored on a passed ball that came on a strikeout.

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