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.