Proehlific Power 17 and Under:
The Proehlific 17 and under competed in the Heat Showcase Baseball Tourney
Memorial Weekend and went 1-1. They lost Game 1 to CBC Prospects 9-8 and
beat Charlotte Mega Stars 6-3. Game 1 Austin Hardin pitched 7 innings and
then he was relieved by Grant Gillespie and AJ Williams. Markel Johnson
(Westchester) and Andrew Strubinger (Northern) led the way for the Power at
Game 2: The Power beat Charlotte Megastars 6-3. Keaton Haack was the
winning pitcher and David Anderson got the save. Markel Johnson
(Westchester) had a key triple in the 7th to put the Power out front and
also added some insurance. They were rained out on Monday and finished the
Thursday nigh the Power !7 and under beat the North Chatham Tarheels 16-11.
The Power scored two in the top of the first then North Chatham answered
with 8 themselves. A massive home run by Josh Philips (2 run homer).
After 2 innings North Chatham was up 10-2. But the Power did not lay down.
In the 3rd the Power scored 2 and got the game to 10-4. Chatham answered
with one in the 3rd to make scores 11-4. After that it was all Power. They
got the bats going and exploded to outscore Chatham 12-0 to win in 9
innings. Terrance Hearst (Westchester) hit a line hot 2-run homer in the
5th. In the 7th David Anderson hit a bases loaded triple to put the Power
down 11-10. Then they scored on a wild pitch to take game to extra innings. AJ
Williams had a 2 out hit to put Power up 1 in the Top of 9th. Then Keaton
Haack (Northwest) Logan Gunn (High Point Christian) and Tripp Dunn (
Northern) got 3 hits back to back to push the lead to 16-11. After the 3rd
Inning: Grant Gillespie (Caldwell), David Anderson (Wesleyan), Keaton Haack
(Northwest), and Austin Hardin (Northern) threw scoresless innings. The
Power 17 and under are back in action Saturday at 4:00 at Northern Guilford!
The Power is now 2-1…..
Update courtesy of Proehlific Power coach, Justin Smith….