Mason Berne's grand slam leads UNCW past Elon

Mason Berne's grand slam leads UNCW past Elon
Seahawks Mason Berne earns CAA top honor (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Mason Berne's grand slam in the fifth inning helped lead the UNCW baseball team to a 6-5 win over Colonial Athletic Association rival Elon at Brooks Field on Friday.

Alex Royalty (5-4) earned the victory, allowing two runs on four hits, two walks, and six strikeouts.

Clark Cota earned his CAA-leading ninth save for the Seahawks (26-15, 8-5 CAA).

Game 2 of the series is scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m.

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