Stubbs, No. 6 UNC clobbers Southern CalFormer Tuscola standout goes 4-for-5 with three doubles and a homer in Friday’s romp
CHAPEL HILL — No. 6 North Carolina rolled to an 11-1 win over visiting No. 21 Southern California Friday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium as the Tar Heels ran their winning streak to six games.
Sophomore left-hander Kent Emanuel threw six shutout innings to improve to 3-0 on the year and has now won 10 straight decisions.
Junior slugger Cody Stubbs, a former Tuuscola standout, paced the offense against the Trojans as the slugging first baseman tallied a pair of doubles and his first home run as a Tar Heel to break the game open in the third. Stubbs (.500) finished the day 4-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI.
In Saturday’s second game of the weekend series, six Tar Heel pitchers combined for a five-hit shutout and Jacob Stallings singled home the game’s only run in the eighth as No. 6 North Carolina beat No. 21 Southern California, 1-0, Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium.
The Tar Heels improved to 8-1 overall while the “Men of Troy” dropped to 7-3.
Chris Munnelly pitched seven shutout innings and allowed just one hit in extending his scoreless streak to 14.
Stubbs (.472) had a single in four official at bats.
The Trojans and Tar Heels wrapped up the series on Sunday. At press time, no results were available.