NCHSAA State 4-A Baseball Championship – Game 1

Posted by Press Release on June 1, 2013 at 8:02 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

BISSETTE GETS PITCHING VICTORY AS FUQUAY-VARINA RALLIES TO WIN IN 4-A OPENER OVER SOUTH MECK

ZEBULON—Pitcher Jordan Bissette limited South Mecklenburg to three hits and Fuquay-Varina broke a 2-2 tie with a run in the sixth to post a 3-2 triumph in the opening game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A baseball championship series at Five County Stadium.

Bissette improved his record to 8-1 on the season while Max Bazin (9-2) was charged with the loss.

South opened the scoring with a pair of runs in the top of the first, with Michael Smith getting a key RBI double and Earl Oliver an RBI single in the inning. Garrett Suggs of Fuquay-Varina answered with a solo homer in the bottom of the first to make it 2-1. Bissette then shut the door on the Sabres the rest of the way.

Brian Mitchell led off the sixth for Fuquay-Varina with a double and later scored on a South error.

D.J. Burt went two for two officially and scored a run for the Bengals while Nick Stuart also had two hits for the winners, who improved their record to 27-4 overall.

South Mecklenburg, in its fourth trip to the NCHSAA baseball championships, dropped to 25-8.

Game two of the best-of-three is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday. This is the 97th year for baseball championships in the NCHSAA.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Five County Stadium, Zebulon
Class 4-A: Game One

                         1  2  3  4  5  6  7  R  H  E
   South Mecklenburg     2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  4
   Fuquay-Varina         1  0  0  0  1  1  x  3  8  2

WP—Jordan Bissette (8-1)
LP—Max Bazin (9-2)
HR—Garrett Suggs, Fuquay-Varina.


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