Whirlies work over Cougars

The Grimsley Whirlies baseball team got their season off to a smashing start on Tuesday afternoon with an 11-2 victory over Southwestern Randolph.

Alan Ashkinazy’s squad jumped on SWR early and the Cougars found themselves down 6-0 after only three complete innings.

Clint Moore got the start on the mound for GHS and he pitched well going five innings and getting the win.  Moore is close to signing a scholarship offer from Army and could be on his way to West Point after his senior season with the Whirlies.  Sounds like a great deal, getting a full ride and playing baseball on the Banks of the Hudson.

Everyone played well for the Whirlies and Alan Craven, the GHS center fielder, got things rolling as the lead-off batter and then it was all Whirlies on Tuesday afternoon.  Greg Henry, Ken Daly, and Andrew Faircloth all came up with some big hits and drove in the key RBI’s.  Moore helped his own cause by going 1-3 and driving in a couple of runs.  Lucas Wrenn did a solid job on the mound in relief of Clint Moore and their catcher Gabe, the young sophomore had another strong day behind the plate. 

GHS is 1-0 to start the 2007 campaign and will be back home next Tuesday to take on the Glenn Bobcats at 7pm. 

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2 thoughts on “Whirlies work over Cougars

  1. Clint Moore officially told Army(West Point) he would join them in the fall of
    2007. Moore made this announcement Tuesday night. And by the way,
    Alan Ashkinazy will be having his BIG 2oth anniversary celebration going
    on all this weekend at the Greensboro Batting Center. The GBC is on High
    Point Road in the Westgate Shopping Center and they opened up way back
    in 1987 in a small warehouse on Creekridge Road before moving to the
    Golden Gate Shopping and then on to High Point Road in the Westgate
    Center. Good job Alan and good luck Clint and watch out for Zoe.

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