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D.H. Conley takes state 3-A baseball championship

Posted Sunday, June 4, 2006

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Greensboro, NC - Alex White used his bat and his arm to rally Greenville D.H. Conley as the Vikings defeated Jamestown Ragsdale 2-0 in the third and final game on Saturday night in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A baseball championship series at First Horizon Park.

Conley, which dropped the series opener on Friday night but then won a pair of games on Saturday, earned its second consecutive NCHSAA title. The Vikings earned the 4-A crown last year and then moved to 3-A in the new alignment.

Conley finished the year 24-7 while Ragsdale ended 29-5.

White came on in relief in the final game and struck out eight of the 10 Tigers he faced to get the save and earn Most Valuable Player honors for the championship. His sacrifice fly drove in a run in the seventh to make it 2-0.

The Vikings had taken a 1-0 led in the second on a combination of a hit batter, two errors and a sacrifice.

Ragsdale's Catlin Carter gave up only two hits but was tagged with the defeat.

Conley had cruised to a 10-2 decision over Ragsdale in the second game of the series on Saturday afternoon to even it at a game apiece and force the third game.

Conley scored four runs in the fifth off Ragsdale starter Brandon Phelps, with the key blows a two run homer by White and a two-run double by Spencer Hampton. Hampton had another two-run double in the sixth.

Then the Vikings put it away with a six-run, five-hit sixth inning highlighted by a three-run homer by Hampton. White earned the pitching victory to improve his record to 10-0, yielding four hits and walking five while striking out 11.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION STATE 3-A BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Game Three, First Horizon Park, Greensboro

Greenville D.H. Conley 0 1 0 0 0 0 1-- 2 2 0
Jamestown Ragsdale 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-- 0 2 2
WP - Spencer Fagan (8-2). Save - Alex White. LP - Catlin Carter (8-2).

 
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