GC Baseball Blanks Maryville 3-0 in Game Three

Posted by Press Release on March 30, 2013 at 11:07 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The Pride baseball team (13-20, 7-14 USA South) defeated Maryville (14-16, 9-12 USA South) 3-0 on Saturday afternoon. Greensboro rode the arm of John Atkins, who threw six solid innings before Zach Royals came in to finish the game.

Greensboro took the early lead with a run in the third. Jordan Powell led the inning off with a walk. Matt Irwin singled to center field, moving Powell to second. James Feldmann singled to left field, scoring Irwin for the 1-0 lead.

The Pride extended the lead in the seventh inning. Aaron Navarro doubled to left field to lead off. Joshua Powell laid down a perfect bunt, moving Navarro to third. Jordan Powell plated a run on a ground out to the first basemen making it 2-0. Matthew Parker followed with an RBI single to left field, pushing Powell across for the final run of the game to win 3-0.

Atkins got the win pitching six innings allowing no runs on four hits. Royals came in and picked up the save throwing a no hitter during the last three innings.

Feldmann led the way with three hits. Irwin, Navarro had two hits apiece. The Pride outhit their opponent 10-4. Parker, Feldmann, Powell had one run batted in.

Greensboro will be back in action on Wednesday against Virginia Wesleyan. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. at Leonard park. The Pride will be honoring their seniors before the game.

                                1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  R   H  E
   Maryville (Tenn.) (14-16)    0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0   4  1
   Greensboro (13-20)           0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  X  3  10  1

Win: John Atkins (2-4) – Greensboro
Loss: Chris Sutherland (3-3) – Maryville (Tenn.)
Save: Zach Royals (1) – Greensboro
2B: none
3B: none
HR: none
2B: A. Navarro
3B: none
HR: none

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