- Published on Friday, 20 April 2012 22:29
- Written by Super User
By: Shawn R. McKee
• 4/10 - Early lead gives Ashley easy victory over Laney, 13-3 - Ashley beat Laney 13-3 in five innings on Tuesday at Ashley after a seven-run explosion in the first inning. Chance Shepard racked up three RBIs on two hits for Ashley. He homered in the second inning and doubled in the third inning. Pantelis Miliotis got the win for Ashley. He allowed three runs over five innings. The Ashley pitcher struck out one, walked none and surrendered six hits.
Ashley tacked on another two runs in the third. Eric Eason kicked things off with a double, scoring Tyler Seaman. That was followed up by Shepard's double, bringing home Eason.
Ashley piled on three more runs in the bottom of the fifth. A sacrifice fly scored Eason to get Ashley on the board in the inning. That was followed up by Brian Stokes's single, scoring Christian Wolfe.
• 4/13 – Ashley 3 New Bern 8 – The Eagles looked to have this game in the bag after getting off to a 2-0 start after the bottom of the 1st inning. After a scoreless 2n d inning New Bern was able to tie up the game at 2-2 after picking up 2 runs in the top of the 3rd inning. New Bern held Ashley scoreless in the bottom of the inning, then picked up the go ahead run in the top of the 4th inning.
The Eagles were able to tie up the game at 3-3 after picking up anther run in the bottom of the 5th inning.
In the top of the 6th inning New Bern was able to break the game open scoring 5 runs before Ashley recorded the final out. The Eagles were unable to score again giving New Bern the win 8-3. The Eagles are now 12-4 overall and 2-2 in Conference Play. HIGHLIGHTS: Chance Sheppard was 2 for 4 with a Home Run, 2 RBI’s, a run and a sacrifice fly; Sam Cavenaugh was also 2 for 4 with a RBI; Shane Sheppard was 2 for 4, Tyler Seaman was 1 for 2; and Christian Wolfe went 1 for 4 with a run.