Jeff Skinner scored the go-ahead goal on a breakaway with 10:26 left and the surging Carolina Hurricanes stretched their point streak to 10 games with a 3-1 victory Saturday night that eliminated the New Jersey Devils from playoff contention for the fifth straight year.
No. 25 East Carolina scored seven runs in the seventh inning erasing a 2-1 deficit to claim a series win over Towson Saturday afternoon, 8-5, at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. With the win the Pirates improve to 16-8 on the year, while the Tigers drop to 8-9.
Pitt Community College beat Catawba Valley 6-3 in Game One and completed the doubleheader sweep with a 14-9 win in Game Two.
Memphis built an early 3-0 lead Saturday on the way to a series-clinching 5-1 victory over East Carolina in an American Athletic Conference softball contest at a windy and damp Tigers Softball Complex.
Jake Agnos recorded his first collegiate win, while a trio of Pirates in Eric Tyler, Dwanya Williams-Sutton and Charlie Yorgen each added three hits helping No. 25 East Carolina to a 9-4 series opening win over Towson Friday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.