Bellevue University advanced to the NAIA World Series with a 10-4 win over York in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Wednesday.
The Bruins exploded for 16 hits, including three from leadoff hitter Travis Tanaka. Six Bruins had multiple hits in the rout. Colton Walker got the job done on the mound for Bellevue, tossing 5 1/3 innings and giving up four earned runs.
York dug itself a deep hole early on, giving up five runs in the first two innings. With the win, Bellevue went 3-0 in the Shreveport Bracket, taking down No. 2 seed LSU Shreveport 10-7 in the opening round.
Bellevue will make its 14th NAIA World Series appearance and its first since 2016. The Bruins won the national title in 1995. The World Series begins on May 24 in Lewiston, Idaho.