Swansboro broke open a close game with a four-run fifth inning to beat Havelock 8-4 on Friday night at Havelock High.


Swansboro broke open a close game with a four-run fifth inning to beat Havelock 8-4 on Friday night at Havelock High.



The Rams committed seven errors in the contest in falling to 3-10 overall and 3-6 in Coastal 3A Conference play.



Havelock trailed 3-2 before the Pirates put four on the board in the fifth to lead 7-2, taking control of the contest.



Brittany Craig led Havelock at the plate, going 2-for-4.



Taylor Forehand took the loss on the mound, allowing eight hits while striking out seven.



Havelock is next scheduled to play at Jacksonville on Friday night.