Davidson scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat Georgetown 12-11 in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday. The Wildcats (5-2)won the opener 6-2. Georgetown is 1-5.
Alec Acosta, who drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the opener, drove home the winning run in the second game with an infield hit with the bases loaded and nobody out.
Gardner-Webb 8, Valparaiso 7: Ryan Hodge (Butler High) drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the bottom of the eighth and the host Bulldogs (9-1) won their ninth game in a row. Valparaiso fell to 0-6.
Maryland 8, Appalachian State 2: The Terrapins (7-2) scored five runs in the third inning en route to an 8-0 lead. The Terps won two of the three-game series over the weekend in Emerson, Ga.
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Brandon Burris (Mount Pleasant High) hit a two-run homer for Appalachian State (4-5), his second homer in as many days. He also doubled.
East Carolina 5, Albany 3: The host Pirates (5-4) won their fourth in a row and completed a three-game sweep of Albany (1-5).
Bryce Harman broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh when his double scored Charlie Yorgen from first.
Sophomore Kirk Morgan (Mallard Creek High) picked up his first collegiate win, pitching 21/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Winthrop 6, Jacksonville 4: The Eagles (6-3) took advantage of two throwing errors in the third inning to score five runs. Three were unearned with two out.
Travis Shelley (1-0) picked up the win in four innings of relief. Jacksonville fell to 5-6.
Lincoln Memorial 12, Lenoir-Rhyne 3: Lincoln Memorial (9-7, 6-3 South Atlantic) scored six runs in the bottom of the first in its rout of the Bears (11-5, 4-5) in Hickory.
Bears starter John Curtis (Hibriten High) faced five batters before being lifted. He walked three, struck out one, threw two wild pitches and allowed one hit. He was charged with four runs, all earned.
▪ Charlotte’s game against N.C. State in Savannah, Ga., was canceled because of rain. The 49ers finished the weekend 2-0 after their 1-0 Saturday win against N.C. State and will face the Wolfpack again March 31 at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte.
▪ The South Carolina-Clemson game was postponed because of inclement weather in Columbia. The teams will conclude the series at 4 p.m. Monday at Carolina Stadium.