Christian Cox allowed one hit and no runs for 7 1/3 innings as El Dorado blanked the San Diego Waves 4-0 Tuesday night in the Super Regional at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
The victory pushes the Broncos into the Super Regional title game against the San Diego Force on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.
The winner qualifies for the NBC World Series which starts Friday.
The loser drops into the losers bracket and could still qualify for the World Series by winning second place.
Cox struck out three and walked two in picking up the victory.
Cox pitched 4 1/3 innings of no-hit baseball for the Broncos before surrendering a single in the the bottom of the fifth to break up the no-hit bid.
Brenton Higgins went 2/3 innings and Derek Miller pitched a 1-2-3 ninth as the Broncos got their second shutout of the tourney.
Cox, Higgins and Miller combined to limit the Waves potent offense to only two hits on the night.
El Dorado’s Jeremy McGowan shut out Jasper, Ind., on a two-hitter in the Super Regional opener.
Neither team had a hit or a run in the first three innings of the ball game.
In the top of the fourth inning, El Dorado’s Clayton Taylor walked and David Parrett sacrificed him to second on a bunt.
Wade Stramp sent him to third by grounding out to the second baseman.
Then, San Diego pitcher J.T. Michelson threw a wild pitch and Taylor scored the game winning run for the Broncos.
The game's first hit came with one out in the bottom of the fifth, a single by San Diego's Brice Savage.
Cox allowed only one Wave base runner to reach third in his 7 1/3 innings of work from the bump.
In the eighth, the Broncos got two straight outs with stranding San Diego base runners on second and third.
The game's only extra-base hit came in the sixth when Tyler Ware tripled with one out.
However, Ware was stranded at third base as Taylor grounded out with no advancement and Stramp grounded out to end the inning.
El Dorado added a run in the eighth when John Coen walked, was sacrificed to second by Thomas Clay and scored on a single by Taylor.
The Broncos got two more in the ninth when Stramp opened with a single.
Jason McMurray walked and Patrick Esposito sacrificed them to second and third.
Mikel Mucha hit a sacrifice fly to left, scoring Stramp and McMurray alertly moved to third when San Diego botched the throw to the infield.
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The Broncos moved baserunners on 7 of 10 chances.
El Dorado 000 100 012 -- 4 4 2
San Diego Waves 000 000 000 -- 0 2 1
W -- Cox. L -- Michelson.
El Dorado batting: Coen 0-4, Clay 0-3, Ware 1-3, Taylor 1-2, Parrett 0-1, Stramp 1-4, McMurray 0-3, Roming 0-0, Esposito 0-3, Mucha 0-3.
El Dorado pitching: Cox 7 1/3-0, Higgins 2/3-0, Miller 1-0.