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Lady Vols run-rule Virginia to advance to Knoxville Regional championship game

No. 3 overall seed Tennessee (42-10, 19-5 SEC) defeated Virginia (33-19, 15-9 ACC), 12-0 in five innings, in the NCAA Tournament Knoxville Regional on Saturday at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

Kiki Milloy went 2-for-2 and hit a solo home run. She recorded three runs, two walks and one RBI for Tennessee.

Taylor Pannell also went 2-for-3 and hit a solo home run for the Lady Vols. She totaled two runs, one double and one RBI.

Rylie West also hit a three-run home run in the contest.

Payton Gottshall (20-4) pitched a five-inning complete game. She allowed three hits and recorded five strikeouts against Virginia.

Tennessee will next play on Sunday at noon EDT in the Knoxville Regional championship game.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire