MURFREESBORO, N.C. -- The Coker College baseball team picked up their first win of the season, splitting a doubleheader with Chowan on Sunday (Feb. 3).
The Cobras downed Chowan 7-3 in the first game, but dropped the second game by a final score of 8-3.
Five Cobras had at least two hits in the first game, including RJ Ball who finished 3-3 with a walk and two RBI in the game.
Coker struck for one run in the top of the first off of an RJ Ball single to left field scoring Lake Lybrand. They extended their lead to 4-0 when Larry McCabe roped a double, scoring both Ball and Reilly Hall.
Larry McCabe picked up a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning, and Casey Demko singled to left in the sixth to give the Cobras their sixth run. Freshman Evan Pawlowski knocked in Coker's final run with a single in the seventh inning, scoring pinch runner Nicolas Hertzfeld.
Grant Thompson continued his hot start to the season, going 2-3 in the game, and finishing 8-15 with a double and two RBI in the four-game series.
The Cobras will be back in action on Tuesday for their home opener against St. Andrews. First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.