Hickory Crawdads 6, Greensboro Grasshoppers 4
Post 45 Randolph County 7, Davidson Co 1
Post 81 Eastern Randolph 10, Kernersville 5
Post 87 High Point HiToms 13, Winston-Salem 3 7 Innings)
Martinsville Mustangs 5, HiToms 0
McLean’s three homers power Post 87
Post 87 hit five home runs – including three by Zach McLean – and pulled away over its final three at-bats to beat Winston-Salem Post 55 13-3 in seven innings Monday at Finch Field in the second round of the Area III playoffs.
CLICK HERE to read all on Post 87 over Winston from Michael Lindsay at the HP Enterprise….
Hoppers game with GSO Line-4-4-3/HIC LiNE-6-7-0
from Seth Arrington on ER Legion over Kernersville:
Eastern Randolph Post 81 defeats Kernersville Post 36 10-5
Eastern Randolph Post 81 outlasted Kernersville Post 36 on Monday after five lead changes, squeaking out a 10-5 win at Eastern Randolph.
Eastern Randolph Post 81 pulled out the win thanks to a strong third inning. Eastern Randolph Post 81 scored on an RBI single by Jacob Sipe off Rob Rodgers, scoring Carmine Pagano.
Pagano racked up two RBIs on two hits for Eastern Randolph Post 81. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the third inning.
Bailey Steed got the win for Eastern Randolph Post 81. He allowed four runs over six innings. He struck out four, walked one and surrendered eight hits.
Rodgers was the game’s losing pitcher. He allowed eight runs in six innings, walked two and struck out four.
In the top of the first, Kernersville Post 36 grabbed the early lead, 3-0. Kernersville Post 36 caught fire after Jacob Nester singled. Then Bailey Edwards homered, bringing home Mason Striplin and Jacob Nester.
It didn’t take long for Eastern Randolph Post 81 to respond as it scored four runs of its own in the first. Eastern Randolph Post 81 scored on an RBI double by Pagano, an RBI single by Easton Jones, a groundout by Sipe, and an RBI double by Ryne Yates.
Eastern Randolph Post 81 added three more runs in the bottom of the sixth. A sacrifice fly scored Chayce Aldridge to get Eastern Randolph Post 81 on the board in the inning.
Eastern Randolph Post 81 tacked on another two runs in the eighth. A passed ball scored DJ Laxton for the inning’s first run.
A one-run ninth inning helped bring Kernersville Post 36 within five. A groundout by Jacob Nester fueled Kernersville Post 36’s comeback. Eastern Randolph Post 81’s JT Moore induced a Striplin fly out to close things out.