HS Baseball playoff games tonight and NWG bows out in round one…

The High School baseball playoffs get under way in full force this evening and there was one game last night with Northwest Guilford falling to Mount Tabor 13-12. We had calls coming in on that game last night from John Neese and we hope if you have a score you will call us at 275-9738 so we can get your game update on the air on AM950 during the Grasshoppers game tonight. Call 275-9738 and speak with Jimmy Fulmer and we will get your score on the air and spread the word about the HS playoffs.

Here’s the local lineup for round one tonight:

3-A West:

Lake Norman(11-13) at Southeast Guilford(20-3)
Porter Ridge(11-9) at Southwest Guilford(17-9)
***SEG and SWG would meet in round #2***
Southwestern Randolph(10-11) at East Rowan(22-2) ER #1 ranked team in the State…{SEG-SWG would face East Rowan in round #3}
Anson County(11-9) at Ragsdale(19-7)
Parkwood(8-12) at Glenn(20-5) This one was played on Thursday night before the storm with Glenn winning in five innings 16-1.
***Ragsdale and Glenn would meet in round #2***

4-A West:

Page(6-14) at East Burke(14-7)
Douglas Byrd(8-11) at East Forsyth(19-5)
Myers Park(20-6) at Grimsley(17-6)

3-A East:

Dudley(17-5) at Rocky Mount(19-5)
Triton(15-7) at Western Guilford(16-8)
Northeast Guilford(13-11) at Harnett Central(17-6)
South Johnston(15-9) at Rockingham County(19-6)

2-A East

Eastern Guilford(11-12) at Northwood(15-5)
Southern Guilford(9-15) at Orange(19-3)

*****Tonight it’s Vandalia Christian(15-4) vs. Wilson Christian in the state semifinals.*****

Last night in what must have been a wild one, Mount Tabor defeated Northwest Guilford 13-12 in round one of the playoffs at NWG. Northwest finishes the season at (18-8) and leaves out in round one after going four rounds deep into the tournament last year.

Report on the NWG/Mount Tabor game from journalnow.com, the WS Journal on-line:

The Mount Tabor Spartans led 13-3 after scoring seven runs in the top of the fifth inning, but the Vikings rallied with three runs in bottom of the fifth and six in the sixth to trim the lead to 13-12.

Mount Tabor 114 070 0 — 13 14 4
NW Guilford 030 036 0 — 12 12 1

Mat Batts, Garrett Hickman (6), Turner Simpson (6) and Brooks Godwin, Travis Freetly (5), Godwin (6); Logan Self, Omar Delarosa (3), Tommy Plante (5), Trent McKenzie (5), and Eric Presnell. WP — Batts (4-3). LP — Self. S — Simpson (2). 2B — Tyler Vogler (MT) 2, Batts (MT) 2, Bradley Morton (MT) 2, Alex Swim (NW), Presnell (NW), Phillip Dixon (NW). Records — Mount Tabor 13-11, NW Guilford 18-8.

Leading hitters: MT, Joey Kahler 3-4, run, 2 RBIs; Bradley Morton 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, Vogler 2-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, Batts 2-4, run, RBI; NW, Swim 3-5, 2 runs, RBI, Presnell 2-4, 2 runs