With elimination of higher-seeded teams becoming a theme of the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship, North Carolina made certain it didn’t join the wave of unexpected departures.
Kirk Morgan’s RBI suicide squeeze bunt single scored Charlie Yorgen in the bottom of the ninth giving No. 8 seed ECU a 6-5 walk-off win over No. 4 seed USF Thursday night in American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship action at Spectrum Field.
Richelson Pena continued the recent trend of strong starting pitching with his first nine-inning complete game in his career in an 8-1 Wood Ducks win over the Dash. The win marks the first three-game winning streak since games three, four, and five of the season in April.
Six more members of the East Carolina track and field program were in action Friday evening at the NCAA East Preliminary inside the University of Kentucky Outdoor Track And Field Facility.
Edenton Holmes completed the sweep of South Granville Friday night, advancing to the Class 2A State Championship Series.