Coastal Carolina scored four runs in the top of the ninth to take a 5-1 victory at The Citadel on Wednesday.
the Chanticleers were dominant on the mound in the late innings, with Coastal's Mike Morrison and Austin Kerr combining to not allow another ball to be put in play, according to a university release, recording strikeouts for the final eight outs – five by Morrison in 1.2 innings and three by Kerr in one inning.
Overall, seven Coastal pitchers combined to strikeout 16 Bulldogs, the most K's by The Citadel since fanning 19 times versus South Carolina on February 19, 2003.
Casey Schroeder hit a solo home run in the top of the fourth to begin the scoring.
In the ninth, G.K. Young singled, Schroeder walked and David Parrett was hit by a pitch to load the bases with one out. Anthony Marks walked to force home pinch runner Josh Crump. Kevin Connell then threw a pair of wild pitches to bring home Schroeder and Parrett, respectively. The final run scored when Connor Owings reached on an error, according to the release.
CCU women’s tennis
Coastal Carolina women's tennis beat non-conference opponent UNC-Wilmington 5-2 to bring their record to 4-4 on the season.
High school boys tennis
•Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach 9, Marlboro Academy 0
| The saints won their first match of the season, winning all nine matches.
Singles: Allen Butler (CA) def. Eli Raybon (MA) 6-0, 6-1; Ian McCauley (CA) def. Brice Odom (MA) 6-1, 6-0; Braden McCauley (CA) def. Tristen Harrison (MA) 7-5, 6-2; Spencer Underwood (CA) def. Lane Stromberg (MA) 6-1,6-0; Tyler Underwood (CA) def. William Covington (MA) 6-4, 6-0; Brandon MacDonald (CA) def. Luke Powers (MA) 6-4,6-3.
Doubles: Allen Butler/Braden McCauley (CA) def. Tristen Harrison/Lane Stromberg (MA) 8-3; Ian McCauley/Spencer Underwood (CA) def. Eli Raybon / William Covington (MA) 8-0; Jason Digeronimo/Brett Bass (CA) def. Brice Oden/Luke Powers (MA) 8-6
High school boys lacrosse
•Carolina Forest 18, (at) Myrtle Beach 3
| Three players had hat tricks as the Panthers rolled past the Seahawks in Myrtle Beach.
Joe Venazio had a game-high five goals, and Logan Thibodeau and Sebastian Musumeci each had three apiece.
• Goals: CF Joe Venazio 5 (2), Sebastian Musumeci 3, Logan Thibodeau 3, Zach Earnest 2 (3) , Josh Refeey 2, Gavin Gravitte, Kaidon Hunt (2), Curtiss Pelegrino(2). Goalies: CF Steven Elias, 10 saves.
• Rec.: CF 2-0
Assists in parentheses
•(At) Waccamaw 12, St. James 4
| Michael Allesi had a hat trick for St. James but the Warriors dominated in a home victory. Waccamaw is 2-1 and the Sharks fall to 0-3.
•(At) Wando 19, Socastee 3
| Jared Spindler scored two goals and Nick Borriello had a goal and an assist, but Wando topped Socastee on the road.
Goalie Nick Robles had 15 saves for the Braves.