Winning pitcher Gabe Morris and Dashon Shackleford combined for a three-hitter for host NC Tuesday in a Licking County League win.
Morris gave up two hits and two runs in five innings and struck out four. Rob Engle had two hits, a double and an RBI for the Green Wave (4-3, 3-2), catcher Mitch Lohr had an RBI triple and Shackleford had two hits and a double.
Nate Thacker’s fifth-inning hit drove in two runs for the Hornets. Landon Strouse took the loss for Licking Heights (2-5, 2-4), striking out four and walking three in six innings while giving up eight hits.