Johnston, Roupp get weekend starts for NCSU, UNCW


Telegram Reports

Friday, April 19, 2019

N.C. State pitcher Reid Johnston’s start on Friday at Wake Forest was postponed due to weather, but Wake Forest won’t be able to avoid the right-hander.

The No. 7 Wolfpack will play a doubleheader at Wake Forest starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday. NCSU lost the first game of the series, 7-3, on Thursday.

The Rocky Mount Academy product is 5-1 on the season, and has earned a win in three of his past four starts.

UNC Wilmington, meanwhile, got its game in Friday morning against Hofstra and lost, 7-3. The Seahawks will finish the three-game series on Sunday with a noon game that will be started by Faith Christian grad and Seahawks sophomore Landen Roupp.

Roupp, a right-hander, is 2-2 this season with a 3.32 ERA. He has 46 strikeouts in 38 innings.