Hoover drives in winning runs as E. Carolina beats Charlotte

Lane Hoover’s single to center field drove in two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and East Carolina rallied to beat Charlotte 7-5 in the Greenville Regional

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Lane Hoover’s single to center field drove in two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and East Carolina rallied to beat Charlotte 7-5 on Saturday in the Greenville Regional.

The Pirates (43-15) entered the eighth facing a 5-4 deficit. Bryson Worrell’s double down the right field line scored Zach Agnos who reached base on a walk to even the score.

Earlier, Charlotte (40-20) Charlotte took a 4-1 lead in its half of the third when LuJames Groover III and Nate Furman each drove in a pair of runs as the 49ers sent the entire order to the plate.

Connor Norby and Alec Makarewicz each batted 2 for 3 for East Carolina.

Furman, Groover and Aaron McKeithan each went 2 for 4 for Charlotte

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