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Pitt Tops #1 UVa Baseball with Walk-Off Win

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -

Pittsburgh hit a walk-off sac fly to ice their 2-1 upset over top-ranked UVa Saturday at the Peterson Sports Complex.

In the ninth inning, the Panther's Jordan Frabasilio drove a ball deep into center field. UVa's Brandon Downes was able to make the catch, but Pitt's A.J. Lardo  tagged up and scored the game-winning run.

Virginia knotted the game at 1-1 in the seventh inning when Downes hit a grounder to plate Joe McCarthy.

UVa starting pitcher Josh Sborz pitched five innings allowing five hits and three walks while striking out five.

The 'Hoos 9-game win streak comes to end as they fall to 26-5 (11-3 ACC).

Virginia will play Pitt in the rubber match Sunday at 1 PM.


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