Pfeiffer College scored four runs in the third and three in the seventh and the Falcons limited North Greenville (0-7) to an unearned run scored by David Stegall in the sixth inning to win 8-1 in Misenheimer, NC.
Stegall, the Crusader’s leadoff hitter, went 2-4 at the plate for Coach Travis Henson’s young team. Jairo Mateo, David Frazier, Corey Cline and Dayton Lupton managed the other hits for NGU. Sophomore hurler Mark Benjamin went 6 1/3 innings for NGU, but was saddled with the loss on the mound.
NGU will next host a three-game series with Tusculum of the South Atlantic Conference with a single game Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Ashmore Field. The Crusaders and Tusculum will also play a doubleheader Wednesday, Feb. 18 beginning at 1:00 p.m.
NGU 1 6 3
Pfeiffer 8 9 3