SW Guilford 16
High Point Andrews 1
Dominate pitching by Bo Rein, Davis Inman and Cal Sutphin (they allowed 0 earned runs) to go with some good early hitting got the Cowboys to 3-1 in the Conference. Matt Rutledge looked good on the hill for the Red Raiders but the Cowboys hit him hard early. Ethan Ogburn had a rope to cf, Bo Rein did also, Will Kellam had a double with 2 rbi’s and another rope that he hit right to the right fielder, Cal Sutphin had two hits and 3 rbi’s. Davis Inman had a single and an rbi. Seth Blair and a run scoring single, and Elliot Slack had a single to left that scored two.
Big showdown at Glenn on Thursday at 7 for Southwest, a win for the Cowboys will put them atop the conference at the half way point, a loss and Glenn will be up two games on the Cowboys with only 5 conference games remaining.
NW Guilford 6
East Forsyth 0
Stephen Mekita picks up his 4th win in the 5-hit, complete game shutout. Corey McKinneyâ€™s two home runs and Alex Swimâ€™s two doubles pace the Viking offense. NW moves to 6-0, 2-0 in the Metro 4A.
SE Guilford 1 six innings
Ragsdale scored three in the first inning and never looked back as they scored 7 in the sixth inning to win the shortened game. Mike Whited had a walk off grand slam to end the game. Great hit for Mike who played a great game at SS but often gets DHed for.
Nick McBride pitched five innings for his fourth win. One hit, two walks, a hit batter (who actually struck out on the HBP ) and four (or five) strikeouts.
David Coffey pitched a 1 2 3 sixth. Trey Gilmore started and took the loss for SEG.
McBride helped himself at the plate tonight going 2-2 with a HR and four RBIs. Had a two run single in the first and a two run HR in the third. DEsean Anderson was 2-3, two RBIs. Joe Bright was 2-4 with a DB and two RBIs and, Kyle Brandenburg was 1-2 with a walk and 3 runs scored and of course Whited with the grand slam was 1-1 with four RBIs.
Ragsdale is now 10-1, 4-1 on the season. Next game @ home Friday against SW Randolph
Western Guilford 6
******Strong outings by both starting pitchers, the Hornets’ Mark Leake and Dudley’s Tevin Neal. For WG, two runs in the first, two in the fourth and two in the fifth. For Dudley it was two in second, two more in the 4th and one run in the 7th. The game was WG 2-0, then tied at 2-2 in the second, then WG up 4-2 in the 4th and then tied again in the bottom of the 4th at four and WG moved back on top 6-4 in fifth and Dudley closed the gap to 6-5 in the bottom of the 7th with a run scored during a run-down where the runner from third scored while the man on first got taken out on the way to second for out number two.
Great game all the way around and a tough road win but a big conference win for Western.
Dudley will play host to Trinity on Thursday.
Western Guilford 8 – Dudley 6 JV WP Brandon Ahrens Sv Patrick Nusdeo
High Point Central 5
*****A 2-1 game with HPC out in front until the fifth when Grimsley caught fire and grabbed a huge road win in High Point for the Whirlies second win of the year and both have come in Metro 4-A action. Grimsley (2-7) overall and (2-1) Metro.*****
Northern Guilford 5
Western Alamance 1
George Carter went 4 and a third innings and then Bradley Burchette came on and went an inning and a-third and Jeremy Campbell closed it out on the hill in the bottom of the 7th.
DC Arendas had two hits(HR) for the NG Nighthawks and Devin Harrington also got a couple of key hits for Northern. Northern now (9-2) and (6-1) conference with Bartlett Yancey coming to NG on Friday.
Gospell Light 0
Jon Bethea 2-3 with 2 RBI’s