College World Series 2016 scores, highlights: Wednesday

Baseball Each night of the College World Series, we'll provide you with a recap of the day’s games and a look ahead to what’s next in Omaha.The Arizona Wildcats continue to ride their pitching. After allowing just two total runs in their first two games

at the College World Series, the Wildcats stayed alive Wednesday with a 3-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. MORE: Each team's most painful draft regret The two runs allowed over three games is the fewest in the aluminum bat era, which began in 1974. All three of Arizona's runs were scored in the third inning. Cody Ramer led off with a single and Zach Gibbons walked. Ramer later scored on Ryan Aguilar's sacrifice fly to center. Jared Oliva then cleared the bases with a two-run home run.MORE: Look back at Virginia's 2015 titleArizona advances to face Oklahoma State on Friday in a semifinal, but will have to beat the Cowboys twice to advance to the championship series. Oklahoma State has won two games by 1-0 scores, including a win over the Wildcats on Monday.Impact playersJ.C. Cloney, SP, Arizona: Cloney wasn't dominant, with only two strikeouts over seven scoreless innings, but he was highly effective against the Gauchos. Trevor Bettencourt, RP, UC Santa Barbara: When starter Justin Kelly was pulled after just three innings, Bettencourt stopped the bleeding and kept the Wildcats off the board over the next five innings with seven strikeouts. Jared Oliva, CF, Arizona: Oliva had the biggest hit of the game with his homer into the left-field bullpen. Highlight reelCloney was able to pitch to contact thanks to excellent defense behind him, including Arizona shortstop Louis Boyd's 6-3 double play. Louis Boyd with the snag and throw... Ryan Aguilar with the STRETCH!Arizona turns 2 in the 3rd. #CWS— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 22, 2016A look aheadGame 10: Coastal Carolina (50-17) vs. Texas Tech (47-19), 8 p.m. ET Thursday, ESPN2