COLUMBUS, Ga. — The sixth-seeded USC Aiken softball team fell 9-0 to second-seeded and nationally ranked No. 11 North Georgia in the PBC Tournament Semifinals on Sunday at Cougar Field. The Pacers threatened in the top of the first inning with runners at first and second and one out. Unfortunately, USCA (26-17) could not scratch across a run to leave the game at 0-0. In the bottom of the second, India Kornegay fanned two of the first four batters in the inning. The Saints nevertheless scored seven runs in the inning to take a 7-0 advantage into the top of the third inning. Kornegay was saddled with five of the runs in the inning. Samantha Lemm claimed the final out of the inning for USCA in relief of Kornegay. Lemm gave up two runs in the second inning. In the bottom of the fourth, North Georgia added two more runs to take a 9-0 lead. Kornegay fell to 20-12 on the year with her loss in the circle. She fanned three in the contest. Melissa Dickie remained perfect at 19-0 with her win for North Georgia in the circle. She struck out two. North Georgia (45-7) outhit USCA 9-2 in the game. Whitney Clary and Nicole Borden claimed a hit each for USCA in the game. Rochelle Shuman was the only player on either team with multiple hits in the game with two. Ranked No. 8 in the latest NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, USCA will now have to wait and see if it earns an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Softball Tournament. The NCAA Division II Softball field will be unveiled during a selection show on NCAA.com today.