Seahawks strike out 14 times in loss to East Carolina

ECU at UNCW baseball

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - East Carolina pitchers combined to strike out 14 UNCW batters in the Pirates’ 9-1 victory at Brooks Field on Tuesday.

West Columbus graduate Trey Benton (3-0) started for No. 8 ECU (25-7) and struck out six while allowing one run in 2.2 innings.

Gage Herring (0-4) took the loss, allowing three runs — two earned — in 1.2 innings for UNCW (17-16).

The Seahawks visit Campbell on Wednesday. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.

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