N.C. State scored 11 runs in the first three innings and turned a school-record six double plays Sunday in its 14-6 victory against Clemson.
The six double plays tied the ACC record set by Clemson (8-6, 1-2) in 1989 and is one short of the national record.
Redshirt sophomore Johnny Piedmonte (Hough) pitched 52/3, allowing two runs and striking out four in picking up his first victory with the Wolfpack (9-4, 2-1). Piedmonte (1-0) had Tommy John surgery in 2012, was redshirted as freshman and didn’t pitch in 2014.
Duke 9, North Carolina 2: Justin Bellinger went 3-for-4 with five RBIs and Bailey Clark (2-0) allowed one earned run in eight innings for Duke (11-3, 1-2) in Chapel Hill.
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Mike Rosenfeld also had three hits for the Blue Devils, who outhit the Tar Heels 12-4. Duke had been outhit 23-14 and outscored 14-3 in the first two games of the series, both victories for the Tar Heels (10-4, 2-1).
Rice 6, Charlotte 3: Rice (11-6, 3-0) scored five runs over the final two innings to turn a 3-1 deficit into a Conference USA victory at Charlotte (4-5, 0-3).
Davidson 23, Yale 2: Leadoff hitter Ben Arkin went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and Lee Miller went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead a 24-hit attack for the host Wildcats (7-4). Yale fell to 1-2.
Georgia Southern 6, Appalachian State 5 (10): Georgia Southern (11-5, 3-0 Sun Belt) scored a run in the bottom of the 10th to avoid losing a game it led 5-0 going into the eighth inning. The Mountaineers (5-9, 0-3) scored twice in the eighth before getting three runs with two outs in the ninth, the big hit a two-run single by Carson Jones (3-for-3, 3 RBIs).
Citadel 6, Elon 1: Robbie Welhaf carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning, but the Phoenix (7-5) couldn’t capitalize and lost at The Citadel (7-7).
East Carolina 3, Monmouth 2: Travis Watkins (Cox Mill) went 3-for-4 and drove in the winning run with a two-out single in two-run seventh inning and host East Carolina (9-5) completed a three-game sweep of Monmouth (0-9).
South Carolina 5, Miami (Ohio) 3: The Gamecocks (12-3) rallied from a two-run deficit in the fifth to defeat the RedHawks (2-8) and sweep their three-game series.
Catawba 13, Lenoir-Rhyne 2: Host Catawba (15-4, 8-3 South Atlantic) took advantage of four errors by the Bears (12-9, 4-8) in the fifth inning to score four runs and break open a tight game.
Wofford 12, Gardner-Webb 1: Freshman Adam Scott (2-0) allowed one run and five hits over seven innings and the host Terriers (12-4) banged out 15 hits in sending Gardner-Webb (10-5) to its fourth straight defeat.
Winthrop 4, Maryland-Eastern Shore 3: The host Eagles (10-4) took a 4-0 lead into the eighth inning and held on to sweep their three-game series with the Hawks (2-10).
High Point 9, LIU Brooklyn 0: Sophomore Chris Clare (Charlotte Catholic) matched his career high with four hits and hit his first collegiate home run as host High Point (4-9) clinched its weekend series against LIU Brooklyn (3-3).