NC State's Jacob Dudan (Aaron Fitt)


Fitt: Surging NC State summons more late-innings magic

At The Ballpark

RALEIGH, N.C. — To use a basketball analogy — we’re on Tobacco Road, after all — it felt like North Carolina got the hot hand behind the arc early on Friday, but NC State just kept getting to the rim, taking high-percentage shots and knocking down free throws. And in the end, the Wolfpack’s commitment to their approach paid off, leading to a series-clinching 5-4 win.

North Carolina out-homered NC State 5-3 on Thursday, but four of UNC’s long balls were solo homers, and NC State was able to pull out a walk-off 9-8 win. Then on Friday,[…]


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