American Legion Baseball Updates from Wednesday night:Post 81, Post 87, Post 36 post key wins:Key quotes on Tommy Michaels(Post 81/ER)

Posted by Andy Durham on July 3, 2014 at 10:14 am under Amateur, College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Post 81 Eastern Randolph 6, Post 45 Randolph County 2….Post 81 leads the Best-of-Five Series 2-1…
Post 87 High Point 18, Post 63 Burlington-Graham 3…Post 87 wins Best-of-Five Series 3-0…
Post 36 Kernersville 4, Post 8 Davidson County 0…Post 36 wins Best-of-Five Series 3-0….

For Post 87 High Point they had Ryan Kahny(High Point Central) as their Winning Pitcher plus Zach McLean(HPCA) went 3-5 with 2 HR’s and 4 runs scored….Cesar Trejo(Ragsdale) goes 4-5 with three runs scored…Ben Fischer(Ragsdale) was 3-4 with 2 Doubles, 3 RBI and 2 runs scored….Next up for Post 87 will be Post 36/Kernersville on Monday…

For Post 36 Kernersville/Devil Dogs, Donnie Sellars(WCD) got the win and they had Bump Martin(McMichael) with a run and Mason Striplin(Glenn) got a run scored, while Colson Everett(Northwest Guilford) doubled for Post 8/Davidson County Warriors…Post 36 vs. Post 87 next and Post 8 will be in the State Tournament as the host team at Holt-Moffit Field in Lexington, beginning on July 25…..

Post 81 Eastern Randolph Key Quotes on the Tommy Michaels'(Southeast Guilford HS) pitching effort(9 Inning/Complete Game) from the Asheboro Courier-Tribune:

“I felt a little tired in the fourth or fifth, but after that I felt good,” Michaels said. “I got into a groove. Right now, I feel like I could pitch a whole other game.”

“Early in the game, we weren’t going to throw Tommy more than seven,” manager Jerry Kidd said. “By the seventh and eighth, his pitch count wasn’t that bad. I asked him what the high-water mark was and he was well under it. You could tell he wanted the ball and he’d earned the right to go out there and see if he could finish it.”

“It was what I expected in this series,” Randolph County coach Ronnie Pugh said. “Michaels pitched a good game. He threw strikes. We got a lot of leadoff batters on, but we didn’t get them in. Give him credit — it was his job to stop us.”

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