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No. 2 ranked NGU wins first round tournament game

Published on Friday, April 27, 2018

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Connor Grant had three hits and two RBIs for North Greenville in its win over Erskine.
 

Connor Grant had three hits and two RBIs for North Greenville in its win over Erskine.

 

North Greenville University, ranked No. 2 nationally and top-seeded in the Conference Carolinas baseball tournament, beat Limestone, 12-7, Thursday in the first round at Burlington, N.C.

It’s the highest baseball ranking for NGU, 40-6 overall this season.

The Crusaders sent 13 batters to the plate in their half of the first inning to build a 9-3 lead.

For NGU

• Connor Grant recorded three hits and two RBIs.

• John Jones had two hits and two RBIs

• Jared Lembcke pitched three innings. He allowed one run on two hits and a walk. Lembcke was credited with the win.

• Only one starting player went hitless for NGU.

NGU plays Erskine at 3 p.m. Friday. 

 

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