CARY — Ten days after losing 4-3 to rival North Carolina, the eighth-ranked Duke mens tennis team got revenge Saturday in the semifinals of ACC mens tennis championship. The Blue Devils beat No. 18 North Carolina 4-2.
The third-seeded Blue Devils advanced to the championship match for the third straight season and will face top seed Virginia on Sunday.
In the womens competition, second-seeded North Carolina (22-5) advanced to its third straight final with a come-from-behind 4-3 win against sixth-seeded Georgia Tech (14-11).
The win sets up a Sunday rematch with top-seeded Duke, which advanced with a 4-0 victory over fifth-seeded Virginia.
• Shaw won the CIAA womens tennis championship by defeating reigning champion Winston-Salem State 5-0 in Ettrick, Va.
Julian Suri shot a 6-under 66, and Spencer Anderson and junior Adam Sumrall each recorded two-under 70s as Duke posted the second-best round of the day with a 10-under 278 at the ACC championship at Old North State Club in New London.
The Blue Devils moved to fifth place after 36 holes. North Carolina is sixth after shooting a 1-under-par 287. Georgia Tech is 32-under to extend its first-round lead.
N.C. State is ninth after shooting 6-under 282 and stands at 3-under 573 for the tournament.
Senior Mark McMillen led the Wolfpack with 5-under 67.
Track and field
The Virginia Tech men and Clemson women won titles at the ACC outdoor track and field championships in Charlottesville, Va.
It was Hokies first ACC mens title; the Tigers have won three straight championships.
Clemson, powered by a strong last day with eight victories and 13 podium positions, grabbed the lead for good by sweeping the top four spots in the 100-meter hurdles.
• Saint Augustines won the CIAA track & Field Championships mens championship in Petersbrug, Va. Saint Augustine won with 216 points. Virginia State was second with 88 points and Johnson C. Smith was third with 84 points.
Saint Augustines has won 15 straight CIAA outdoor titles and 29 of the last 30 CIAA championship outdoor meets under coach George Williams.
Virginia State won the womens title with 139.5 points. Johnson C. Smith was second with 129 and Saint Augustines was third with 115.
A walk-off single in the first game and a five-run fifth inning in the second powered No. 21 North Carolina to a doubleheader sweep of visiting Georgia Tech. UNC won 3-2 and 6-4.