The USC Beaufort baseball team ran its winning streak to nine games with a 12-4 victory against Edward Waters College on Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Sand Sharks (10-1) enjoyed a big day at the plate. Outfielder Keifer Youmans went 2 for 4 with his first home run, drove in two runs and scored twice, and outfielder Ty Main went 2 for 4 with two RBIs and three runs.
USCB shortstop Daniel Wass and center fielder R.J. Neal each had three hits and an RBI and scored two runs.
Freshman right-hander Stephen Richards pitched four innings for his first win, allowing three runs on six hits with one walk and one strikeout, and the bullpen finished it off by allowing just one unearned run in five innings of work.
Weldon Smith struck out four over two scoreless innings, Colton Rudd worked two scoreless frames, and Andrew Barrineau gave up an unearned run in the ninth.