Written by Jamey Carter
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 10:16
St. Stephens broke a 3-3 tie with a 5-run 3rd inning. A 1-out Greg Lucas double was followed by a walk to Luke Barton. Zach Bumgarner took a 1-0 pitch from Luke Watts deep to right-center field for a 3-run HR. Kyrawn Whitfield and
Dillion Spencer collected RBI singles later in the frame.
After AC had cut the lead to 9-7, Phillip Carroll hit a 2-out 2-run HR to provide the final margin.
Colton Allison got the win after going 4 2/3 innings allowing 6 runs (only 3 earned) on 4 hits while walking 5 and striking out 4. Bumgarner pitched the last 2 1/3 for the save.
Spencer, Dylan Beiland, Carroll, Lucas and Logan Gray had 2 hits a piece for the Indians while Tad Ratliff collected 2 hits and 2 RBI for the Cougars.
Saint heads to Bunker Hill for a non-conference game on Thursday before hosting South Caldwell on Friday night at 7:00. Alexander Central will travel to Fred T Foard on Friday evening to face the Tigers.
TUESDAY NIGHT'S GAMES
WATAUGA 11, FRED T. FOARD 5
HICKORY 9, KINGS MOUNTAIN 0
ST. STEPHENS 11, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 7
SOUTH CALDWELL 14, HIBRITEN 9
HICKORY @ NEWTON-CONOVER
HIBRITEN @ BUNKER HILL