North Greenville University
Burlington, N.C. – The North Greenville Crusaders, the number one team in NCAA Division II, began Conference Carolinas tournament play Thursday evening with a 12-7 victory over the Limestone Saints.
The Crusaders answered a three-run top of the first for Limestone with nine in the bottom half of the opening inning. A Limestone error, one of four in the game, keyed the rally as all nine runs were unearned.
North Greenville also committed four errors in winning its 40th game of the season to improve to 40-6 and advance in the winner’s bracket.