The Whiteville baseball team fell behind early, but rallied late to beat Rosewood 5-4. With the victory the Wolfpack won the best of three series 2-0, and are headed to the 1A State Championship series.
Rosewood scored 3-runs in the first and another in the second to jump out to a 4-0 lead. But trailing 4-1 in the fifth Whiteville score four times to take a 5-4 lead.
Freshman pitcher Mackenzie Gore went all seven innings, striking out eight. With the win the win Whiteville improved to 24-5 and will now face East Surry, who is 30-0 next week for the 1A State Championship.
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