Baseball Sweeps Augusta Crusaders

The JV team breezed to an 11-3 victory against the Augusta Crusaders (another home school team) on Friday night.  Trevor Dacus pitched six strong innings against the Crusaders.  He gave up one earned run and four hits.  He also struck out seven and walked three.  Pat Brunson pitched the final inning giving up one earned run.  The Crusaders had one hit and one walk against Pat.  The Panthers pounded the Crusaders pitching for fourteen hits.  They were led by Anderson Blevins and Pat Brunson who both had three hits.  Pat’s hits included a double and a triple.  Cal Hucks and Drew Hankins both had two hits with both hitting a single and a double.  James Reed hit a triple and Parker Pocock got his first hit of the year. The JV team is now 11-4-1.

The Varsity team won a well played game 4-2 against the Augusta Crusaders.  Thomas Castles pitched a very good game for the Panthers.  He pitched seven innings during which he gave up no earned runs and only two hits.  He struck out three.  Panther hitters pounded out seven hits led by Alex Blevins who had two hits including a triple.  Alex, Danny Morales and Joseph Sightler all had one RBI on the night.  It was a one run game heading into the bottom of the sixth.  With two outs Jacob Brunson tripled to deep right field and scored on a wild pitch giving the Panthers a little breathing room in the last inning.  The Panthers are now 7-9 on the season.