2012 College World Series, South Carolina Vs. Arizona Score: Wildcats Take Game One, 5-1

The first game of the best-of-three championship series in the College World Series was all Arizona, as the Wildcats put two-time defending champion South Carolina on the brink of elimination with a 5-1 victory on Sunday night.

Arizona starter Konner Wade threw his second consecutive complete game in Omaha. The 6'3 right-hander gave up only six hits and one earned run in 8 innings.

The only time the Gamecocks were able to get much going against Wade, they ran themselves right out of the inning. Adam Matthews was gunned down by Robert Refsnyder, a fifth-round pick of the New York Yankees, trying to go from first to third on a single with no outs in the seventh.

Refsnyder had the biggest at-bat of the game as well, a rare opposite field two-run homer in the bottom of the first that gave Wade a lead he would never relinquish.

South Carolina, saving its best two starters for a possible Games 2 and 3, didn't get much from starter Forrest Kousmas, who only made it through 2.1 innings while allowing four hits and three earned runs.

For more, visit our 2012 College World Series StoryStream. For more on South Carolina, visit Garnet and Black Attack. For Arizona Wildcats coverage, visit Arizona Desert Swarm.

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