South Carolina turned the tables Monday on Alabama.
Alabama, which had come from behind throughout the postseason, led big early before watching the team from Surfside Beach claw back to win, 9-7, and stave off elimination. Alabama was sent home.
Surfside Beach bounced back from a Monday morning loss to Beaufort.
"It's experience," Surfside Beach coach Jon Yarbrough said. "We're solid top to bottom."
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Surfside Beach will face Mississippi today at 4 p.m. in another elimination matchup.
The team from Opelika, Ala., raced out to a six-run lead after the top of the first. But Surfside Beach slowly chipped away. The South Carolina champs pushed across four in the sixth to take the lead and held on.
Dylan Thompson led Surfside Beach by going 4 for 4 and scoring twice. Devin Melko was 2 for 3 for Surfside Beach, with two runs and two walks.
After a tough loss to Beaufort in the morning -- the host team scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh -- Surfside Beach had much of the day to readjust for Alabama.
The Opelika squad had erased deficits to win its state tournament and to defeat Arkansas on Sunday.
Louisiana 7, Texas 2
Louisiana pitcher Andrew Lowe went 6 1/3 innings to power his Bossier City team to victory.
Louisiana advances to play Florida today in an elimination game. Both teams were playing their second games of the day after finishing Sunday games carried over by weather.
Will Goodwin led Louisiana at the plate, going 3 for 3 with a double and two stolen bases.
"I think we played together; I think we played outstanding," Louisiana coach Tim Horton said. "Andrew Lowe came in and gave us 6 1/3 innings of unbelievable baseball."
Texas was led by Adam Reeves, who was 2 for 3.
Florida 13, Georgia 4
Florida staved off elimination by rolling over Georgia, which took its flag and was done for the tournament. Florida advances to play Louisiana today in another elimination game.
Florida's Josh Kelly went 3 for 4 with a triple and scored four times. Stephen Wells hit two doubles and picked up the win on the mound.
Georgia's Perry Keith led the Troup County squad with three hits, two runs and a walk.
Mississippi 6, Louisiana 5
Adrian Miller and Joshua Britt each drove in runs in the fourth inning, and Jaylin Atkins knocked in what wound up being the winning run in the fifth inning, as Mississippi rallied to win a matchup of first-round winners.
Bryson Medious went 2 for 3 and scored three runs to lead Mississippi's offense, and Wesley Moss was 4 for 4 with a homer for Louisiana.
Moss hit a solo home run to lead off the seventh, cutting the margin to one run, but Mississippi's Ti'Quan Forbes retired the next three batters to preserve the win.
North Carolna 9, Texas 1
North Carolina pitchers Gray Cheers, Blaine Hollis and Shelton Perkins combined to hold Texas to eight hits while racking up 11 strikeouts in a matchup of first-round winners.
The Tar Heel state champions broke it open with six runs in the second and never trailed.
Jerry Martin was the only player with multiple hits in North Carolina's balanced attack.