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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jake Agnos allowed just four hits and pitched into the ninth inning and Jake Washer homered and drove in three runs Sunday as East Carolina beat North Carolina State 9-2 in an elimination game in the NCAA tournament.
Agnos (11-2) struck out nine and left after allowing a home run to Evan Edwards leading off the ninth. Cam Colmore finished, completing the four-hitter.
Washer drove in a run in a six-run third for the Pirates (43-15). He added a two-run homer in the seventh. Alec Burleson also drove in a pair of runs for East Carolina, which will play another elimination game Sunday night against the loser of a matchup of Campbell and Quinnipiac.
Jason Parker (4-4) allowed two runs and three hits in 2 1/3 innings for the Wolfpack (42-19).