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Northwood defeats Jordan-Matthews in baseball, 12-1

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2009

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Pittsboro, NC - The Northwood varsity baseball team defeated Jordan-Matthews 12-1 Wednesday evening in five innings. Austin Brice picked up the win going three shutout innings while striking out seven.

Matt Wade led a seven run Charger fourth inning with a grand slam which was soon followed by Jon Polak's second home run of the game and fourth on the season, a two run homer that extended the Charger lead to 11-0. Zack Groves added two hits and an RBI, and Clay Martin also had two hits including a solo home run and two RBIs on the night.

Groves, Martin, and Polak all had two hits on the night. Clay Martin jump started the Charger offense in the bottom of the first with an RBI single to drive in Kyle Hackney after he d reached on an error. Dalton Stone followed Martin's single with an RBI triple that gave the Chargers a 2-0 lead after one inning. Kyle Hackney played well defensively for the Chargers from the shortstop position. Andrew Easterling pitched one shutout inning in relief.

The Chargers game with Randleman this weekend has been cancelled due to the Boys 2A State Title game on Saturday.

 
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Northwood defeats Jordan-Matthews in baseball, 12-1
Austin Brice picked up the win going three shutout innings while striking out seven.
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