- Published on Wednesday, 30 April 2014 21:55
- Written by Super User
• 4/22 – Ashley 6 Hoggard 3 - The Screaming Eagles came into tonight's conference game with Hoggard on a 3 game winning streak. They extended that streak to 4 with a 6-3 victory over the Vikings. Cully Crott pitched great for 6 innings, before running into some trouble in the 7th. Teammate Donovan Francis came in to relieve him, and got out of the inning with only 3 runs scoring. Ashley got on the board in the bottom of the first, after Cully and Dakota Perryman singled. Jordan Fentress, running for Cully, stole 3rd and then scored on a wild throw by the catcher. Then William Noxon drove in Kyle Stewart, who was running for Dakota, with a 2 out double. Ashley extended the lead to 6-0, when Crott singled to center, Fentress stole 2nd, Perryman walked, Noxon reached on an error. Donovan then hit the big blow with a 3 run homerun to left. The Eagles move to 14-5 for the season, 7-3 in conference play. Ashley travels to Laney on Tuesday to face the Bucs in a 6:00 game.
•4/28 – Ashley 6 Laney 3 - Ashley's Cully Crott had another gutsy performance on the mound tonight, scattering 4 hits over 6 1/3 innings, striking out 8, and most importantly, picking up the win over Laney by a score of 6-3. The Eagles struck first in the top of the first, when with two outs, Cully started a short rally with a double to left. Dakota Perryman promptly singled through the left side, scoring courtesy runner Jordan Fentress. In the top of the second, Kameron Johnson singled, advanced to second on a Donovan Francis groundout, then scored on an error by the shortstop on a hard hit ball by Alex Highsmith.
Alex advanced to third on a passed ball, before scoring on a sacrifice fly by Evan Laverick. The Eagles scored 3 more in the fifth on a Highsmith walk, Laverick sac bunt, another Crott double to left, and another Perryman single to left. Francis came in to pitch in relief, securing the last 2 outs of the game for the win.
The Eagles will play for at least a share of the conference title at home Thursday against West Brunswick. Game time is 6:00, and it is Senior Recognition Night!
Please come support these young men in their quest for a conference championship!! Ashley's record is 15-5, 8-3 in the conference.