Last night(Friday) the Northwest Guilford Flying Squirrels won a quaterfinal CCSSL tournament game over Clayton 10-0 at Holly Springs High School. Stephen Mekita( â€˜10) hit a 400 foot 2-run homer.
Sanders Kuxhausen( â€˜11) had a 3 RBI double and a solo 400 foot homer. Ben Schmucker( â€˜11) had a 2 RBI double. Duncan Everette ( â€˜11) had an RBI double. Ben Saunders ( â€˜10) drove in a run. The shut out pitching came from Steven Mekita, Keaton Haack( â€˜12), and lefty Garrett Stell( â€˜10). The team had excellent defense.
They will now compete today(Saturday) at 4 pm in the semifinals at Lee County High school. The team is coached by Sonny Gann, John Gann, and Mike Everette. Central Carolina Summer Scholastic League (CCSSL) is a summer league made up of high school players that have not yet graduated.
47 high schools participated this year in 6 divisions over the summer with about 14 games per team. Northwest Guilford finished 12 -2 on the summer season to win the Northwest divison and qualify for the tournament.
Best of luck to our Flying Squirrels today!!!