Miami beats Wake Forest in ACC tournament semifinal, to play for title
Yohandy Morales had two home runs and drove in four runs to power fourth-seeded Miami past top-seeded Wake Forest 7-2 on Saturday in an ACC tournament semifinal.
The Hurricanes (40-18) will play Clemson in Sunday's championship.
Morales had three hits, his two-run single in the first putting the Hurricanes on top for good. He added a solo home run in the sixth to make it 3-1 and closed out the scoring with a solo shot in the ninth.
Blake Cyr had a two-run single in a three-run seventh that pushed Miami's lead to 6-2.
Alejandro Rosario (4-6), the second of six Miami pitchers, got the win, giving up four hits and an unearned run in 4 2/3 innings.
Nick Kurtz and Bennett Lee both had two hits for the Demon Deacons (47-10). Starter Sean Sullivan (5-3) gave up two runs on one hit in 2 2/3 inning for the loss.
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