RALEIGH Logan Jernigan and Ethan Ogburn combined on a four-hitter and 10th-ranked N.C. State gave Elliott Avent his 600th win with the Wolfpack, a 5-0 nonconference baseball victory Tuesday over the Charlotte 49ers.
N.C. State (1-1) broke a tie in the third on Brett Austin’s RBI groundout. The Wolfpack added two runs in the seventh and eighth.
Jernigan worked the first four innings, holding the 49ers (1-1) to three hits while striking out five. Ogburn (1-0) finished the game, allowing one hit over the final five innings. The 49ers left eight runners on base.
Trea Turner had a 2-for-3 outing with an RBI, one stolen base and scored twice. Jake Armstrong knocked in two runs with his first hit at N.C. State, a two-out triple during the eighth inning.
Mike Green made his sixth start for the 49ers, and had two of the team’s four hits. Shane Basen had a single during the fifth to extend his career-long hit to 11 games dating to last season.
Charlotte right-hander John Hamilton (0-1) took the loss on two runs, one earned, over 6 2/3 innings. Brock Hudgens, Jordan Hudson and Wes Hatley combined to give up three runs, one earned, over the final 1 1/3.
Campbell 6, East Carolina 4: Nick Ray had a bases-loaded, two-run double and Michael DeLucia added an RBI single to put the Camels (2-1) ahead 6-2 in the sixth inning at East Carolina (0-3). Reliever Logan Self (1-0) picked up the win, pitching two innings with a hit, a walk and a strikeout. Ryan Thompson earned the save by holding the Pirates to two runs over the final three innings.
East Tennessee State 12, Wofford 10: Josh Hyman of the Terriers (3-1) hit for the cycle, but the host Bucs (3-1) scored the final five runs to pull out the victory. Hyman finished the day 5-for-5 for Wofford’s first cycle since 2010, but the Terriers left four runners on base over the final three innings. East Tennessee State was led by Andrew Green with three hits and three RBIs.
Belmont Abbey 5, Lenoir-Rhyne 3: Emilio Pagan has a solo shot and Levi Wright a two-run home run as part of a four-run fifth that carried the host Crusaders (9-0-1) past the Bears (4-9). Lenoir-Rhyne’s Colton Hansley finished with a game-high three hits.