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Matt Lowry and reliever David Zacek held Whiteville to four hits, but North Brunswick lost 6-0 to the Wolfpack in a sectional game of the North Carolina High School state playoffs May 22 at Whiteville.
Whiteville’s Hunter Smith gave up three hits and struck out 10 in the seven-inning game.
Whiteville (22-5) advances to the regional. North, which lost in the regional last year, finishes the season 20-5.
Whiteville, the Waccamaw Conference champion, got two of its four hits in the first inning and scored three runs, the first off an errant pickoff try at first and the second on a sacrifice fly.
The Wolfpack scored three more runs in the sixth, set up by two walks. The final two runs were scored on a passed ball and a sacrifice bunt.