Our local Colt All-Stars, the Greensboro Green club went for the GOLD this week and they got it this morning/afternoon with their 9-1 victory over the Colt team from Chesterfield County Virginia.
Greensboro Green is now World Series-bound as they beign planning the trip out to Lafayette, Indiana for next week.
The GBG team took out CBC with two runs in the first inning, none in the second, three more in the third inning, four in the fourth, and then no additional runs in the fifth or sixth innings and for CBC, they scored their lone run in the top of the seventh inning and with the GBG effort they win it over CBC 9-1.
Corey McKinney had two hits in three plate appearances, with 2 doubles and 2 runs scored for GBG; Steven Mekita went 2-3 with three runs scored, and George Carter was 2-3 with a run scored.
George Carter was the winning pitcher for GBG and George went six innings and gave up no runs on three hits, while striking out 8 CBC batters.
There will be LIVE coverage on the Greensboro Green team, beginning at around 5pm on News Channel 14 and continuing throughout the evening, with key video highlights of the team’s big win today at War Memorial Stadium.
The Colt East Zone Champion Greenboro Green team will be traveling to Lafayette, Indiana next week for the Colt World Series and their first game will be on Wednesday at 2:30pm. You will be able to listen to the game on Hooiserauthority.com.
GOOD LUCK to the Greensboro Green team in the Colt Baseball World Series……