13-U baseball splits
Published 10:09 am Thursday, October 1, 2020
The Davie P4:13 13-under baseball team defeated Camel City 6-3 at the Davie County Youth Complex.
The games were rained out on Saturday, and a one-day tournament was held on Sunday.
Davie fired up the offense in the first inning, when Luke Foster drew a walk, scoring one run.
Camel City evened things up at two in the bottom of the first when it scored one run on a stolen base.
Davie pulled away for good with two runs in the second. Josh Whitaker drew a bases-loaded walk.
Jacob Morgan, who went one inning on the mound, was the winning pitcher. Brice Wilson threw three innings in relief. He recorded the last nine outs to earn the save, striking out six.
Davie put up six runs despite only getting one hit. Alex Bowles had the hit. Davie tore up the base paths, as six players stole at least two bases. Whitaker led the way with three.
In the next game, Davie couldn’t keep up with the Diamond Deacons, falling 12-1.
The Deacons, who collected eight hits for the game, scored eight runs in the second. The big inning came thanks to two walks, three doubles and an error.
Brice Wilson had the lone hit for Davie, going 1-for-1.
The Deacons didn’t commit a single error in the field.