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Coastal Baseball Edged 2-1 at UNC Asheville

Chants stay on the road to play at North Carolina Wednesday

       

Tyler Chadwick had two hits Sunday at UNC Asheville.

Tyler Chadwick had two hits Sunday at UNC Asheville.

April 6, 2014

Final Stats

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - UNC Asheville scored single runs in the fifth and sixth innings to complete a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Coastal Carolina Sunday afternoon at Greenwood Field. The Chanticleers, which won the weekend series, fall to 14-19 overall, 6-6 in the Big South, while the Bulldogs improve to 10-22, 4-8.

The game, which lasted just one hour and 49 minutes, featured complete game efforts by both starting pitchers. UNCA's Corey Randall (1-3) earned the win, allowing four hits and one run with two walks and four strikeouts. Coastal freshman Chase Adkins (0-3) was the tough-luck loser, allowing four hits and two runs with a walk and four strikeouts.

For the fifth consecutive game, Coastal scored first. Connor Owings hit the first pitch of the game to center field for a double and moved to third on a Steven Whitaker sacrifice bunt. Zach Remillard followed with a sacrifice fly to center to give Coastal the early 1-0 lead.

UNCA tied the game in the bottom of the fifth. Lucas Owens started the home half by being hit by a pitch. He took second on a wild pitch, advanced to third on sacrifice bunt and scored on a Derek Smith RBI ground out.

The Bulldogs took a 2-1 lead in the sixth. Tanner Bush had a leadoff bunt single. After a ground out put Bush on second, Hunter Bryant delivered a two-out, RBI single to left field to drive in Bush.

Tyler Chadwick led the Chants, getting two of the team's four hits.

Coastal Carolina will continue its nine-game road swing with a trip to Chapel Hill to face nationally-ranked North Carolina on Wednesday at 6 pm.