The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 20, 2013

Stanly County takes lead in Southeastern Conference

Post 76 wins in 12 innings at Concord 6-3

Thursday, June 20, 2013 — The Stanly County American Legion senior baseball squad bounced back from a non-conference loss Tuesday afternoon at High Point to take a half-game lead in the Southeast Conference of Area III baseball with a wild extra-inning victory at Concord.

Wednesday’s Game

Stanly County 6

Concord 3

The way that the schedule has set up for Stanly County has put a premium on finishing strong as the remainder of the schedule are all games in the Southeast Conference.

SC    010    000    011    003    6    9    3

C    000    102    000    000    3    7    3

WP – Heath Blackmon (7 IP, 0 ER, 1 hit, 0 BB, 12 K)

LP – Nick Coble (4.1 IP, 2 ER, 4 hits, 5 BB, 5 K).

Leading Hitters: SC – Dylan Dowdy 2-5, 2B, RBI; Clay Fesperman 2-6; Derek Tucker 1-4, RBI; Mason Smith RBI. C – Garrett Freeze 2-4; Josh Chapman 2-4; Jacob Rawson 1-4, RBI.

Tuesday’s Game

High Point 15

Stanly County 13

Trey Byrd’s walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning completed a long rally for host High Point in a 15-13 non-league game on Tuesday afternoon.

SC    400    621    000    13    18    3

HP    001    034    025    15    14    0

WP – Colin R. (3 IP, 0 ER, 3 hits, 1 BB, 1 K).

LP – De Kaiser (2 ER, 1 hit, 1 BB, 0 K).

Leading Hitters: SC – Chase Poplin 4-6, RBI; Clay Fesperman 3-6; Zack Almond 2-3, 2 RBI; Dylan Dowdy 2-5, 2 RBI; Brian Stevens 2-5, 2 RBI; Cody McKenzie 1-3, 2 RBI. HP – Trey Byrd 2-5, 5 RBI; Josh W. 1-1, 3 RBI.

For more on the game, plus an updated schedule, please see the June 20 print edition.

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