Eastern Randolph Post 81 third-inning burst enough to top Rowan County Post 342, 11-5(Gardner, Sweet and Burke big)

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Eastern Randolph Post 81 third-inning burst enough to top Rowan County Post 342, 11-5
(Cam Gardner, Devin Sweet from Southeast Guilford High School among the main men. Gardner was 4-6/2 Runs/RBI….Sweet went 1-4/2 RBI and Zach Burke was huge with 13 K’s and only two walks in his pitching effort and Burke goes 4-6 with 2 Runs and an RBI at the plate…Big night for Burke…)

*****Courtesy of Seth Arrington*****

A six-run explosion in the third inning spurred Eastern Randolph Post 81 to an 11-5 win over Rowan County Post 342 at Catawba College on Tuesday.

Eastern Randolph Post 81 scored in the third on an RBI single by Cameron Gardner, an RBI single by Devin Sweet, a groundout by Derek Bolhuis, an RBI single by Michael Matthews, an error, and an RBI single by Zach Burke.

The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to five lead changes in the game.

Jackson Koenig paced Eastern Randolph Post 81 at the plate. Jackson went 4-6, drove in one and scored three runs. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the third, sixth, and eighth innings.

Even though Zach Burke allowed five runs over seven innings he still recorded the victory. Zach struck out 13, walked two and gave up six hits.

Keith Mitchem was the game’s losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in three innings, walked two and struck out three.

The top of the first saw Eastern Randolph Post 81 take an early lead, 2-0. Jackson doubled to ignite Eastern Randolph Post 81’s offense. Cameron singled, plating Nick McNeil. Eastern Randolph Post 81 added more runs when Koenig scored on an error.

Eastern Randolph Post 81 added three more runs in the top of the eighth. A single by Jackson ignited the offense,, scoring Zach.

Box Score from Seth Arrington:

Eastern Randolph Post
81 11 – 5 Rowan County Post 342
Away Non-League Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9  R  H  E
ER81 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 0  11 16 3
RWNC 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  5  7  6

BATTING
ER Post 81 AB R H RBI BB SO TB
Z Burke 6 2 4 1 0 0 4
N McNeil 2 2 0 0 2 0 0
C Smith 2 1 1 0 0 0 1
J Koenig 6 3 4 1 0 0 5
C Gardner 6 1 4 2 0 0 4
D Sweet 4 0 1 2 0 2 1
D Bolhuis 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
N Poirier 4 1 1 0 1 1 1
M Matthews 5 1 1 1 0 0 1
T Lineberry 5 0 0 0 0 2 0
Totals 45 11 16 7 3 5 17

Rowan County… AB R H RBI BB SO TB
H Baucom 5 2 0 0 0 2 0
M Caldwell 5 0 2 1 0 3 3
C Bowden 5 0 1 0 0 2 1
L Setzer 4 0 0 0 0 3 0
D Ritchie 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
M Pinkston 4 1 3 0 0 1 3
Shepperd 3 0 1 0 1 2 1
M Doby 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
Pritchard 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
J Simpson 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
Totals 36 5 7 1 2 17 8
2B: Koenig SF: Sweet SB: Burke 2B: Caldwell SB: Bowden 2, Pinkston, Shepperd

PITCHING
ER Post 81 IP H R ER BB SO HR
Z Burke 7.0 6 5 0 2 13 0
D Sweet 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Totals 9.0 7 5 0 2 17 0

Rowan Coun… IP H R ER BB SO HR
R Jones 1.0 2 2 1 1 1 0
K Mitchem 3.0 7 6 4 2 3 0
T Holshouser 3.0 5 3 1 0 1 0
C Fries 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0
B Caudle 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 16 11 6 3 5 0

WP: Burke HBP: Burke P-S: Burke 122-81, Sweet 25-16
LP: Mitchem P-S: Jones 25-12, Mitchem 62-36,
Holshouser 50-36, Fries 21-14, Caudle 5-4


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