Noting Northern Numbers as they head to Zebulon to face the Crest Chargers(Plus the inside on Crest)/Game Time 5pm Today

NCHSAA 3-A Baseball Championship
Game One Friday at 5pm with Northern Guilford(29-4) facing Crest(21-6) at Zebulon….
We will have the Friday and Saturday games for you at Radio….

Northern notes going into the game….
Northern Guilford batting:(Averages among the starters)
J.T. Jarrett at .398 with 6 Doubles/17 RBI and 35 runs scored…
Troy Minor at .326 with 1 HR/2 Triples/3 Doubles/19 Runs/20 RBI…
Evan Mericka at .318 with 1 Triple/1 Double/4 RBI/8 Runs…
Bryant Carrey at .313/6 Doubles/2 Triples/16 RBI/26 Runs…
Joe Millwee at .293/2 HR/7 Doubles/27 RBI/17 Runs…
Logan King at .284/6 Doubles/16 RBI/14 Runs…
Josh Pike at .277/1 Double/1 Triple/17 RBI/18 Runs…
Brandon Bledsoe at .264/3 Doubles/16 RBI/26 Runs…
JC Ouzts at .254/1 HR/1 Double/5 RBI/11 Runs

Cameron Cotter(12-1)/0.69 ERA/81 Innings/8 Runs/36 Hits/10 BB’s/118 K’s…
JC Ouzts:(7-3)/1.51 ERA/69 1/3 Innings/20 Runs/35 Hits/21 BB’s/105 K’s
Josh Pike(5-0)/1.02 ERA/34 1/3 Innings/5 Runs/18 Hits/7 BB’s/48 K’s
Joe Millwee(4-0)/1.40 ERA/20 Innings/7 Runs/16 Hits/9 BB/24 K’s….

Crest at (21-6) winners of 15 straight games and with wins over Marvin Ridge in semifinals, 5-2 and 16-5….
Look for Northern Guilford to start Cameron Cotter on Friday afternoon and then come back with JC Ouzts on Saturday morning and Josh Pike will be available….

Cotter, Pike and J.T. Jarrett committed to N.C. State with JC Ouzts headed to Charlotte, plus Logan King on the way to Guilford College and Joe Millwee committed to Pitt Community College…

J.T. Jarrett’s dad(Link) is the head coach of the UNCG Spartans baseball team and they are in the NCAA Baseball Clemson Regional this weekend…..

There are 12 seniors on the 2017 NCHSAA 3-A East Regional Champion Nighthawks’ roster…

from the Shelby Star on the Crest Chargers:
Junior right-hander Riley Cheek (9-2 record), senior right-hander Dylan Izzi (9-1) and sophomore left-hander C.J. Mayhue (3-0 with three saves) lead the Crest pitching staff.

And senior catcher Logan McNeely (.434 average, five home runs, 38 RBIs) leads an offense that has a collective .307 batting average. Other top hitters are junior outfielder Nick Melton (.384, one home run, 22 RBIs), Cheek (.383, five home runs, 20 RBIs), senior first baseman Ben Ledbetter (.323, three home runs, 19 RBIs), sophomore outfielder Lawson Harrill (.313, 22 RBIs) and freshman outfielder Riley Caseh (.306, eight RBIs).

Looking for more notes on the way….

CLICK HERE for a look at Crest-Northern Guilford from Richard Walker, at the Shelby Star….

CLICK HERE for Crest leaving town(Boiling Springs) for Zebulon on Thursday, from Casey White, at the Shelby Star….

Overall Weekend 3-A Series at Zebulon:
(1) Northern Guilford vs. (7) Crest
Five County Stadium

Game 1:June 2nd - 5:00PM                             Northern Guilford - Home Team
Game 2:June 3rd - 11:00AM                            Crest - Home Team
Game 3:June 3rd - 5:00PM                             Northern Guilford - Home Team


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