No. 23 Coastal Carolina scored nine unanswered runs to erase an early three-run deficit and cruise to a 10-4 victory Tuesday night at Wake Forest.
The Chanticleers (21-7) moved to 5-0 against the ACC this season with wins against N.C. State, North Carolina, Clemson and Georgia Tech.
Michael Paez was 2 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored. However, his biggest play came on defense.
In the bottom of the sixth with the game tied at 4 and the infield drawn in with a runner on third, Paez made a diving grab on a grounder up the middle and recovered to throw home to get Zach Piazza.
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Nat Mondou led the Deacons (19-12) with two hits, including a 2-run homer in the first.
No. 18 South Carolina 2, The Citadel 0: Three pitchers combined for a two-hitter and Elliot Caldwell went 2 for 4 with a triple and an RBI single as the Gamecocks (20-9) got a road win against the Bulldogs (14-13).
Appalachian State 8: High Point 3: Six different players drove in runs and four pitchers combined to allow two earned runs as the host Mountaineers (8-21) snapped a six-game losing streak to sweep their 2-game season series with the Panthers (14-13). Noah Holmes opened the scoring with a solo home run in the second inning. He finished 2 for 4 with a double to go along with his third home run.
Campbell 9, Duke 6: The Camels (21-8) stormed back with a four-run seventh and topped the host Blue Devils (19-10) for the fifth times in six meetings. Sophomore left-hander Andrew Witczak (1-0) tossed two innings in relief for the win. Ryan Day (1-1) took the loss, allowing the go-ahead run on three hits.
Clemson 5, Furman 4: Chase Pinder was hit by a 3-2 pitch with two outs in the ninth inning to score Tyler Slaton and end the game during the host Tigers’ (14-13) victory against the Paladins (12-15). Furman, down 4-1, had tied the game with three runs in the seventh.
North Carolina 10, Elon 5: Hunter Williams worked six strong innings as the Tar Heels (17-11) took advantage of 12 walks surrendered by the host Phoenix.
UNC’s Joe Dudek homered in the fourth, and all nine UNC starters either scored or drove in a run as the Tar Heels won their ninth in a row against the Phoenix (12-5).
Dudek’s two hits led the offense, which scored 10 runs despite just seven hits.
UNC Pembroke 11, Wingate 7: The Braves (25-7) used a pair of four-run innings to win their eighth straight game and drop the Bulldogs to 21-13. The teams scored all 18 of their runs in the first four innings. Zade Denton went 3 for 5 with a double, a homer and five RBIs to lead Pembroke. Bill Krebs was 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs to lead Wingate, and Bradley Brown added a homer and three RBIs.
Winthrop 6, Davidson 3: The host Eagles (19-10) scored four times in the eighth to beat the Wildcats (13-10). Sam Foy had three hits and drove in two runs for Davidson, which has lost four of five.