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West Columbus beats Chatham Central to even up 1-A baseball series

Posted Sunday, June 4, 2006

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Raleigh, NC - ­ Zach Andrews ripped a bases-loaded double in the first inning to get West Columbus off and running and the Vikings beat Chatham Central 9-2 on Saturday afternoon in the second game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A baseball championship series on the N.C. State University campus.

The West Columbus victory evened the best of three series at a game apiece. Chatham Central had won the completion of Friday night's suspended game 9-8 earlier in the day.

The third and decisive game in the series is now scheduled for this afternoon at 1 p.m., followed by a 4-A final game between South Caldwell and Scotland County, who split a pair of games Saturday.

Senior pitcher John David White pitched 6 2/3 innings to get the victory for the West Columbus Vikings.

Senior pitcher John David White pitched 6 2/3 innings to get the victory for the Vikings and improved his record to 10-0, striking out seven and walking six. Seth Kivett (10-3) was charged with the loss.

The Bears took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first but West responded with four in its half of the frame, keyed by the three-run double by Andrews. Andrews went two for four on the day while Devon Brown was two for two, scored three runs and stole a pair of bases. Daniel Britt also singled twice for the Vikings, 27-4 overall.

Kivett and Spencer Moody each had two hits for the Bears and Aubrey Johnson drove home both of Chatham Central's runs. The Bears are now 26-7 overall.


NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATON STATE 1-A BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Game Two, Doak Field, N.C. State University

Chatham Central 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 ­ 2 6 2
West Columbus 4 2 0 2 0 1 x ­ 9 5 0

WP‹John David White (10-0). LP‹Seth Kivett (10-3).

 
 
West Columbus beats Chatham Central to even up 1-A baseball series
Vikings outfielder makes a spectacular flying catch.
photo by Gene Galin


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