Myrtle Beach wins Carolina League championship with 5-3 win over Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) The Lynchburg Hillcats have been eliminated Thursday night in the Mills Cup Championship.

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans beat the Hillcats 5-3 eliminating the Hillcats from their five-game series.

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The Hillcats dropped Game 3 of the best-of-5 series with the Pelicans last night, and now trail 2-1.

The Hillcats are 2-0 in elimination games this post-season, having just gotten out of the Northern Division Championship Series against Potomac by coming from behind as well. The first two games of this series were at Myrtle Beach, but now the rest are played in Lynchburg.

Scroll down to follow live updates from the game, which starts at 6:30 p.m.