The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1 win away from being OmaHogs again. Arkansas defeated No. 10 national seed North Carolina 4-1 Saturday in Chapel Hill in Game 1 of a best-of-3 Super Regional.

Connor Noland was outstanding on the mound. Noland went 6.2 innings without giving up a run, striking out 6 Tar Heel batters.

He got a standing ovation from the Hog faithful who made the trip.

It was a scoreless game until the Razorback bats got going in the 5th inning. Peyton Stovall homered to center to make it 1-0. Brady Slavens added to the lead with an RBI single, scoring Zack Gregory. A Cayden Wallace sac fly plated Braydon Webb, making it 3-0.

In the 7th, Slavens picked up another RBI on a single up the middle, extending the lead to 4-0.

North Carolina scored its only run in the bottom of the 8th when Honeycutt hit a solo homer off of Evan Taylor. Hagen Smith pitched the 9th inning, picking up the save.

North Carolina starter Max Carlson was the losing pitcher, allowing 3 earned runs off of 6 hits in 5.1 innings.