Pitt County Legion Post 39 evened their conference finals series with Wayne County Post 11 at 1-1 Monday night with a 9-4 win.
Post 39 jumped on Post 11 early with a 5-run first inning in Winterville. Pitt County never trailed after that.
Zac Banks went 6.1 innings for Post 39 and surrendered just 2 hits and 4 runs (1 earned.)
Post 11 scored two runs in the 6th and one more in the 7th to cut the lead to 6-4. But Post 39 answered with three runs in the 8th to preserve the 9-4 victory.
Game three of the series will be Tuesday night at Southern Wayne High School in Dudley.