UVa Tops Boston College 6-4 In ACC Tourney Opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Jarrett Parker's two-run single highlighted a three-run eighth and lifted Virginia past Boston College 6-4 Wednesday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

Phil Gosselin and Dan Grovatt homered for the Coastal Division champion Cavaliers (46-10), who won their third in a row and will face Florida State on Thursday in pool play after BC plays Miami.

Tyler Cannon tied it at 4 in the eighth with an RBI single off Taylor Lasko. Three batters later, Parker's single up the middle off closer Matt Brazis broke a 4-all tie and scored Gosselin and Cannon.

John Spatola hit a two-run homer during a three-run seventh for the Eagles (29-27). They had the tying run in scoring position with two outs in the ninth before Kevin Arico struck out Matt Watson.


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