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2012 NCAA Baseball Tournament, Belmont Vs. Oregon State: Beavers Win Low-Scoring Affair 2-1

In the Baton Rouge regional opener, Oregon State was able to down Belmont 2-1, despite recording just three hits.

The Beavers got on the board first on a sac fly from first baseman Kavin Keyes. The Bruins tied the game on an RBI-groundout by second baseman Zac Mitchell in the fifth inning. The winning run was scored in the sixth when Oregon State outfielder Ryan Barnes reached on a bunt single.

OSU starter Jace Fry went five innings, giving up one earned run on four hits. Of the Beavers' three hits, two came from Barnes, who went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Tony Bryant and Matt Boyd combined to allow just two hits over the final four innings of relief.

For Belmont, starter Chase Brookshire allowed the two runs and three hits over seven innings. Catcher Alex Diamond went 2-for-4.

For more on the Baton Rouge regional, stay tuned to this storystream. For more on the NCAA Baseball Tournament, stay tuned to SB Nation Houston.

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