The West Brunswick baseball team beat Jacksonville 2-1 Friday in Shallotte in the third round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.
West (19-4) got the winning run in the bottom of the seventh. Senior shortstop Cole Josselyn led off with a walk against sophomore Ryan Thompson. Senior second baseman Erick Hill bunted Josselyn to second. Senior center fielder Markel Jones lined the ball toward the second baseman, who was unable to field it. The ball landed in right field. Josselyn slid home with the winning run.