Hefner homers for Ellis

Published 11:01 am Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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The Ellis and North Davie baseball teams left opponents in the dust last week. Ellis won 22-0 in three innings at Selma Burke and North won 16-1 in five innings at South Davie.

Wade Hefner homered and Ben Bost went 3 for 3 with three runs and two RBIs for Ellis. Getting two hits each were Brandon Forest (2-3, three RBIs), Levi Block (2-3, two RBIs, two doubles) and Hefner (2-3, three RBIs). Will Hillman went 1 for 1 with three RBIs.

Forest was unstoppable on the mound, striking out nine in three no-hit innings.

Meanwhile, Noah Potts of North struck out five of six batters in two innings against South. Taylor Shenberger, Potts, Jason Riddle and Nolan Allen had two hits apiece, and shortstop Easton Stanley was the defensive player of the game.

“Noah had a lively fastball and more command of his pitches,” coach Trevor Gooch said.


Ivan Bustamante had two goals and David Hernandez dished out four assists as South Davie’s boys soccer team routed North Davie 7-2.

Hernandez, Jack Oldham, Anderson Branham and Jael Granadero also scored for South. Ben Sheek had an assist for the Tigers.

In the girls game, North rolled past South 4-1. South’s goal was a Natalia Gutierrez-to-Gabby Sandoval connection.