NCHSAA State Baseball Championships – Game 2 – 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A

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NCHSAA 1-A BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – GAME TWO
WHITEVILLE EXPLODES TO EVEN SERIES IN NCHSAA 1-A BASEBALL

GREENSBORO – Whiteville stunned East Surry with a seven-run third inning and went on to deal the Cardinals their first loss of the season by 10-0 on Saturday and even the series in game two of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A baseball championship at Five County Stadium.

The game was halted by the 10-run rule, so the decisive game three is now set for 5 pm on Saturday.

The Whiteville 15-hit attack saw every starter hit safely and every starter had at least one RBI. Geraldo Magglioli had three hits for the Wolfpack and Hunter Harwood, MacKenzie Gore and Zack Pait each had two hits, with Pait knocking in two runs. The Wolfpack parlayed two doubles and four singles into seven runs in their big inning.

Freshman Gore shut out the Cardinals and allowed just three hits. Scott Meredith, who suffered his first defeat, was charged with the loss.

Logan Sheets collected two hits for East Surry.

The Wolfpack ran their record to 25-6 while East Surry’s winning streak was snapped at 31. The Cards are now 31-1.

This is the 98th year for baseball championships in the NCHSAA. The Raleigh Sports Consortium and Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau serve as host city sponsors for the championship.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Five County Stadium, Zebulon
Class 1-A: Game Two

                 1  2  3  4  5    R   H  E
   East Surry    0  0  0  0  0 -  0   3  3
   Whiteville    0  0  7  0  3 - 10  15  1

WP — MacKenzie Gore (7-0).
LP — Scott Meredith (8-1).


NCHSAA 2-A BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – GAME TWO
BUNKER HILL EDGES MIDWAY IN SECOND GAME TO TIE 2-A SERIES

GREENSBORO — Cooper Wray went two for three and drove in three runs to lead Bunker Hill to a 4-3 win over Midway and even the series Saturday afternoonin the second game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A baseball championship series at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

The third and final game of the series is scheduled for Saturday night at 8 p.m.

The game was tied 1-1 in the sixth, after a double by Wray had scored a run for the Bears in the fourth to even the score. A two-run single by Wray gave Bunker Hill the lead for good.

Clay Ervin was the winning pitcher, striking out five and walking four while yielding five hits. Taylor Calcutt got the loss.

Matt Barefoot had two hits for Midway while Luke Clark drove in two runs for the Raiders with a double in the home half of the sixth.

In the opening game on Friday night, Austin Hardison had three hits in four at bats and Dylan Hardison went the distance on the mound as Midway rolled past Bunker Hill 10-3.

Midway, in the championships for the second consecutive year, slipped to 26-5. The Bears are now 27-6.

This is the 98th year for baseball championships in the NCHSAA. The Raleigh Sports Consortium and Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau serve as host city sponsors for the championship.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Five County Stadium, Zebulon
Class 2-A: Game Two

                 1  2  3  4  5  6  7   R  H  E
   Bunker Hill   0  0  0  1  0  3  0 - 4  6  1
   Midway        1  0  0  0  0  2  0 — 3  5  1

WP — Clay Ervin (10-2).
LP — Taylor Calcutt (7-2).


NCHSAA 3-A BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – GAME TWO
TOPSAIL HOLDS OFF PIEDMONT 5-4 IN 3-A GAME TWO TO CLINCH 3-A BASEBALL TITLE

ZEBULON – Trent Hansley went the distance on the mound and also blasted a two-run homer to lead Topsail to a 5-4 victory over Monroe Piedmont on Saturday afternoon in the second game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A baseball championship series at Five County Stadium.

The victory gave the Pirates a sweep of the best-of three series.Topsail had won the opening game on Friday night by a 5-3 count, with Sam Luchansky getting the pitching win and also driving in two runs.

Hansley, an East Carolina signee, struck out seven and walked four while scattering eight hits, after striking out the side in the seventh to get the save on Friday night. His two-run homer, his ninth of the season, came in the first to get Topsail off to a fast start and he was named the championship Most Valuable Player.

Clark Cota was three for three for the winners and also drove home two runs.

Topsail led 5-1 in the seventh before Piedmont roared back with three runs, keyed by a two-out bases-loaded double by David Nash that cleared the bases, but Hansley got Jack Gamble to fly out to end the game. Aaron Braswell was a perfect four for four for the Panthers.

Topsail, making its third appearance in the last seven years in the NCHSAA championships, wound up 21-8 overall while Piedmont slipped to 21-10.

This is the 98th year for baseball championships in the NCHSAA. The Raleigh Sports Consortium and Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau serve as host city sponsors for the championship.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Five County Stadium, Zebulon
Class 3-A: Game Two

                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7   R  H  E
   Monroe Piedmont     0  0  0  0  0  1  3 — 4  9  0
   Hampstead Topsail   2  0  1  0  2  0  x — 5  8  2

WP — Trent Hansley.
LP — Corey Sikes.
HR — Hansley (Topsail), 1st with one on.


NCHSAA 4-A BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – GAME TWO
RICHMOND RALLIES FOR DRAMATIC 8-7 VICTORY TO EVEN 4-A BASEBALL SERIES

GREENSBORO — A solo home run by Ethan Baucom tied the game in the seventh and a walk-off single by Cody Leviner won the game for Richmond as the Raiders edged West Forsyth 8-7 on Saturday in the second game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A baseball championship series at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

The series is now even at one game apiece with the decisive game set for Saturday at 5 p.m. West Forsyth is 28-6 on the year while Richmond slipped to 24-8-1.

Richmond had scored one run in the first and five in the second to open up a 6-0 lead, but the Titans battled back with a single run in the fourth and then five in the fifth to carry a 7-6 lead into the final frame. A two-run single by Alex Saphar was a key blow in the inning.

Designated hitter Nick Bullard had three hits in four trips for the Raiders, including a two-run triple, while Baucom and James Buie had two hits each in the 12-hit Richmond attack.

Aaron Stamper was three for four for West with a double and two RBI. Joe Butler was the winning pitcher in relief for Richond while Alex Vanderstok was charged with the loss.

In the opening game on Friday night, Alex Venderstok had three hits and drove home a run to lead West to a 6-4 win as the Titans came back with four runs in the sixth inning to win.
This is the 98th year for baseball championships in the NCHSAA.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
STATE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Class 4-A: Game Two

                     1  2  3  4  5  6  7   R   H  E
   West Forsyth      0  0  0  1  6  0  0 - 7   9  2
   Richmond Senior   1  5  0  0  0  0  2*- 8  12  3

Two out when winning run scored.
WP — Joe Butler (2-2).
LP — Alex Vanderstok.
HR: Nick Baucom, Richmond, solo in 7th.



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