Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina baseball proves too much for The Citadel

Coastal Carolina’s Kevin Woodall Jr. (19) drove in three runs Tuesday.
Coastal Carolina’s Kevin Woodall Jr. (19) drove in three runs Tuesday. jlee@thesunnews.com

Final score

Coastal Carolina 9, The Citadel 6

Turning point

After trailing 4-0 after one inning, the Chanticleers chipped away with runs in the second and fifth innings before taking the lead in the seventh on a single by Kieton Rivers. Coastal added another run in the second on a Peyton Isaacson single, added two more in the eight on hits by Jordan Gore and Kevin Woodall Jr., and plated one more in the ninth on a Seth Lancaster single.

Offensive star

Woodall Jr., who went 2-for-5 with three RBIs

Decision takers

Winner: Chanticleers reliever Bobby Holmes (3-3), who allowed one hit and struck out three in two shutout innings.

Loser: The Citadel reliever Marlin Morris (0-2), who allowed two runs on one hit in 2/3 innings.

By the numbers

13Strikeouts by The Citadel pitchers

14CCU hits

89Pitches by The Citadel starter Alex Bialakis

Keeping record

Coastal Carolina 26-14-1, The Citadel 10-16

Up next

Coastal Carolina hosts Troy at 6 p.m. Friday to open a three-game series.

David Wetzel: 843-626-0295, @MYBSports

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