Cloney's gem puts Wildcats one win from title

Published: Jun. 27, 2016 at 10:52 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 28, 2016 at 4:28 PM MST
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OMAHA, NE (Tucson News Now) - Arizona's dominant pitching staff came through again and the Wildcats are one win away from another College World Series title.

JC Cloney threw nine scoreless innings as the Wildcats beat Coastal Carolina 3-0 Monday night in the first game of the best-of-three championship series.

Ryan Aguilar led Arizona at the plate with a two-hit, two-RBI performance. Cody Ramer added two more hits while Zach Gibbons had an RBI.

Arizona can clinch its fifth national title, and first since 2012, with a win in Game 2 Tuesday night. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. and the game will be televised by ESPN.

Arizona has given up only six runs in their six games in Omaha.

Cloney threw seven scoreless innings in a 3-0 win over UC Santa Barbara on June 22.

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