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NCAA BASEBALL : OTHER REGIONALS

Antone Williamson singled home the winning run in the 10th inning after Arizona State got two home runs from tournament MVP Todd Cady in a 5-4 victory over Tennessee in the Mideast Regional final at Knoxville, Tenn.

The victory earned the Sun Devils (43-16) a berth in the College World Series, which starts Friday at Omaha. Tennessee (52-14) forced extra innings when Todd Helton hit a grand slam with two out in the eighth.

Jay Payton drove in four runs and Nomar Garciaparra accounted for three more as Georgia Tech beat Washington, 18-7, to win the NCAA Midwest II Regional at Wichita, Kan. Washington had beaten Georgia Tech, 12-9 in 14 innings, earlier in the day to set up the championship game.

The top-seeded Yellow Jackets (47-16) scored six runs on five hits in the first inning of the night game and added two more runs in the second for an 8-1 lead. The Huskies (46-18) committed six errors.

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Damon Minor and Rich Hills each drove in two runs to carry Oklahoma (46-17) to a 6-3 victory over Texas (43-21) at Austin, Tex., giving the Sooners the Central Regional championship.

Miami hit four homers, including a contested shot by Alex Miranda that tied the game, and went on to defeat Florida (40-23), 10-6, at Miami (48-12) in the Atlantic I Regional final.

A three-run homer by tournament MVP Mike Martin Jr. helped Florida State (52-20) win, 7-1, over Brigham Young (37-20) at Tallahassee, Fla., in the Atlantic II Regional final.


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