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Ashley Varsity and Junior Varsity Baseball Review

Junior Varsity Baseball Review
• 4/25 – Ashley 6 New Hanover 5 – The JV defeated New Hanover on Tuesday by a score of 6-5.  Dakota Perryman was the winning pitcher throwing 4 innings and giving up just 2 runs on 6 hits.  Donovan Francis came in to pitch the final 3 innings in relief to record the save giving up 3 runs on 2 hits while striking out 3 hitters. Leading hitters for Ashley were Jordan Fentress (2-4 with 2 runs scored),  Dakota Perryman (1-2 with 2 runs scored),  and Kam Johnson, Jesse Goyne, Nick Mutascio, and Donovan Francis all had one hit.
Varsity Baseball Review
• 4/25 – Ashley 2 New Hanover 1 – This was a nail bitter with both teams picking up a run in the 1st inning the score remained until extra innings. New Hanover was able to score 1st in the top of the inning thanks to a error and a sac fly. The Eagles were able to answer in the bottom of the inning when Chance Sheppard scored on a RBI single by Brian Stokes.  The pitchers then took over holding hitters to just 10 total hits in the game and 7 walks.
The tie was not broken until the Eagles got the bats cracking again in the bottom of the 8th inning. Brian Stokes led the Eagles off with a double after a hit snuck around the 3rd base. Pinch Runner Koty Howard advanced to 3rd base after a well-placed sac bunt. Next batter up Christian Wolfe nailed the 1st pitch off the right field fence to end the game and give the Eagles the 2-1 win.
HIGHLIGHTS: Koty Howard scored the winning run; Corey Irwin went 1 for 2; Shane Sheppard went 1 for 3 with a RBI; Chance Sheppard had a run; Brian Stokes went 1 for 3 with a double; Christian Wolfe went just 1 for 4 but it was the game winning hit; and Sam Cavanaugh went 1 for 4 with a RBI.
• 4/27 – Ashley 0 New Bern 2 – Eagles come up short in pitchers dual for 1st Place in the Mid-Eastern Conference at New Bern this past Friday Night.  Chris Hicks went 1-3, but Ashley still fell to New Bern 2-0 in seven innings on Friday at New Bern.
Pantelis Miliotis had an impressive outing against New Bern's lineup. Miliotisgave up just four hits, allowed one earned run, walked none and struck out one during his five innings of work. Pence recorded the win for New Bern. He pitched six shutout innings. The New Bern pitcher struck out five, walked three and surrendered one hit. New Bern closer Garbarino put away the final three outs to record the save. New Bern never trailed after scoring one run in the third on an RBI double byKing.