North Carolina routs Maine Black Bears in Game 1


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Jay Cox had a three-run home run and a
two-run double to help North Carolina defeat Maine 15-7, and match the school record for
runs in an NCAA tournament game, set in 1948 and tied in 1978.
North Carolina (46-13) had to overcome early deficits of 4-1 and
6-4. Maine scored four runs in the third inning on four hits,
including Kevin McAvoy's three-run homer. Kevin Ostrander also
homered for the Black Bears (35-21-1).
Matt Danford (6-1) was the winner, and Mike Powers (5-4) took
the loss.
North Carolina will face Winthrop on Saturday, while Maine will
play UNC-Wilmington in an elimination game.