The Post 87 American Legion baseball team out of High Point/Thomasville continues to shine, as they won last night(Tuesday) and the team has really started to come together, with the return of DeSean Anderson(Ragsdale HS/South Carolina), plus Chris Ferrante(Wesleyan), Mike Whited(Ragsdale/Catawba), Sean Geoghegan(Southwest Guilford), Andrew Madden(Southwest Guilford) and many others are chipping in…..We have a report from the High Point Enterprise, from last week at www.hpe.com and we are looking for more current news on the team, as they go deeper and deeper into the playoffs….
THOMASVILLE – Mother Nature put on quite a lightning display at Finch Field last Friday night.
American Legion Post 87’s bats also provided plenty of electricity in a 7-2 victory over Concord Post 51 in the first game of the double-elimination portion of the playoffs. The game was shortened to seven innings by inclement weather.
Chris Ferrante and Mike Whited homered for Post 87, while Andrew Madden ripped a threee-run double in the bottom of the third inning.
Post 87 plays either Winston-Salem or South Rowan next. Site, foe and time were not known at press time.
Sean Geoghegan got the win for Post 87. He struck out nine and walked three, allowing five hits and two earned runs in improving to 6-1 on the season.
Whited went 1-for-4 with a solo homer, his 11th. DeSean Anderson finished 1-for-3 with three runs, while Ferrante was 2-for-2 with three RBIs and two runs, including a two-run homer, his fifth.
Madden went 1-for-3 with three RBIs.