Connect with us

Sports

ECU falls to Wichita State in AAC tournament

ECU falls to Wichita State in AAC tournament

 


CLEAR WATER, Fla. No. 4 seed Wichita State scored 11 runs in the sixth and seventh innings to defeat No. 1 seed East Carolina 14-4 in a winners' game of the American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship Thursday afternoon at BayCare Ballpark.

The Pirates (41-14) will face No. 8 seed Rice in an elimination game Friday at 1 p.m. The winner will advance to the semi-finals of the tournament on Saturday.

Tommy LaPour (6-3) earned the win after pitching 6.2 innings and allowing three runs on seven hits with two walks and three strikeouts. Chris Kahler (1-1) took the loss, giving up three runs (two earned) on two hits in 1.1 work frames.

Josh Livingston drove in seven runs for the Shocker (31-27) offense, while Lane Haworth had three runs scored and three RBI. Ryley Johnson, Jacob Spreeuw And Dixon Williams each recorded a pair of hits to go along with a two-RBI performance Ryan McCrystal.

Wichita State started its offense in the top of the first inning when Haworth drew a walk and eventually scored on a two-out RBI single by Jaden Gustafson. The Shockers loaded the bases on a hit by Mauricio Millan, but Jacob Jenkins-Cowart made a spectacular grab into right field to end the inning and keep the deficit at one.

East Carolina responded in the bottom of the inning. Johnson ripped a leadoff single just inside the line past first base before McCrystal fired the first pitch of his at-bat and crashed it 400 feet over the wall in right field to put the Purple and Gold up 2-1.

Williams increased the Pirates advantage in the bottom of the fourth inning by smashing a solo shot into the palm trees over the right field fence to make it 3-1. However, Wichita State took the lead in the top of the sixth inning and scored seven runs, including six on a three-run double and three-run homerun. Livingston then extended the Shocker's dominance to 12-3 in the top of the seventh inning with a grand slam.

After Wichita State scored two more runs in the top of the ninth, Nathan Chrismon ripped a 2-1 pitch against the center wall. The fielder was unable to keep control of the ball and Chrismon came all the way around to score on what was ruled an error that would account for the final score.

Postgame notes graphic

  • East Carolina fell to Wichita State for the first time this season after beating the Shockers in Greenville earlier this season.
  • The Pirates lost a neutral-court game for the first time this campaign after knocking off No. 15 North Carolina during the regular season and Rice to open the AAC Tournament on Tuesday.
  • The Shockers went 8-for-18 (.444) with two outs and scored nine RBI with two outs.
  • Together, the teams left 22 runners on base.
  • With a win over Rice Friday, ECU reaches the semifinals of the tournament for the fourth time in a row.

2024 USA Baseball Athletic Conference Championship
Tuesday May 21

Game 1: No. 4 Wichita State 8, No. 5 UAB 2
Game 2: No. 1 East Carolina 12, No. 8 Rice 4
Game 3: No. 7 Charlotte 9, No. 2 UTSA 5 (12 innings)
Game 4: No. 3 Tulane 14, No. 6 Florida Atlantic (7 innings)

Wednesday May 22

Game 5: Rice 9, UAB 0 (UAB eliminated)
Game 6: Florida Atlantic 12, UTSA 5 (UTSA eliminated)

Thursday May 23

Game 7: Wichita State 14, East Carolina 4
Game 8: Charlotte vs. Tulane | 5:45 PM | ESPN+

Friday May 24

Game 9: Rice vs. East Carolina | 1:00 PM | ESPN+
Game 10: Loser of Game 8 vs. Florida Atlantic | 47 minutes into Game 9 | ESPN+

Saturday May 25

Game 11: Wichita State vs. Game 9 winner | 9am | ESPN+
Game 12: Winner of Game 8 vs. Winner of Game 10 | 47 minutes into Game 11 | ESPN+
Game 13: Wichita State vs. Winner of Game 11 (if necessary) | To be determined | ESPN+
Game 14: Loser of Game 12 vs. Winner of Game 12 (if necessary) | To be determined | ESPN+

Sunday May 26

Game 15: Semi-final winners | Afternoon | ESPNEWS/ESPN+

All times listed are Eastern.

Sources

1/ https://Google.com/

2/ https://ecupirates.com/news/2024/5/23/baseball-ecu-falls-to-wichita-state-at-aac-tournament.aspx

The mention sources can contact us to remove/changing this article

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos

ExBUlletin

to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]