Indians Battle Knights
The St. Stephens Indians won 1-0 on Wednesday over the North Lincoln Knights, the 14th ranked 2-A team in North Carolina. Andrew Zachrich scored the lone goal of the match in the 27th minute, and the Indians improved to 5-2-1 with Wednesday’s win. St. Stephens' Jon Holloway was in goal and recorded the shutout.
SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE
HICKORY 10, ASHEVILLE 3
The Hickory Crawdads’ offense exploded in the third, fourth and fifth innings Wednesday at Asheville. The Crawdads scored eight runs in the three-inning stretch en route to a 10-3 win Wednesday over the Tourists.
The win moves the Crawdads, mathematically eliminated from the pennant race, a half game behind the Greensboro Grasshoppers for a second-place finish in the second half of the season. Greensboro lost 11-0 on Wednesday to Savannah.
Guillermo Pimentel led the Crawdads’ 16-hit assault Wednesday with three hits, including a solo home run in the top of fifth inning and a double.
Five Hickory players had two hits in the seven-run win, and Jared Prince hit his 29th double of the season. Prince, Yefry Castillo and Travis Adair each had two RBIs.
Jared Bolden started the four-run third inning with an RBI double scoring Jonathan Roof, and Prince’s double scored Adair. The Crawdads scored three in the fourth inning, one in the fifth, and added their final two runs in the top of the eighth inning.
Hickory’s Jake Brigham earned his fifth win of 2010.
MAIDEN 5, NORTH LINCOLN 4
Kaylyn Key(M) def Ashley Cedrone 6-2, 6-2; Shaunasie Perkins(NL) def Cinderella Yang 3-6, 7-5, (10-8); Michaella Lashley(NL) def Laura Melonakos 6-1, 6-0; Michelle Lor(M) def Madeline Harrison 6-4, 6-4; Molly Black(M) def Holly Vernon 6-1, 6-3; Nhoell Inthavong(M) def Sarah Clarke 6-2, 7-5
Perkins/Lashley(NL) def Key/Yang 8-4; Cedrone/Harrison(NL) def Lor/Inthavong 8-5; Black/Taylor Johnson(M) def Calli Brown/Kayla Pehl 8-3
FRED T. FOARD 5, HIBRITEN 4
Amanda Lail (FTF) d. Terra Davis 6-0, 6-0. Jackie Ogg (FTF) d. Caroline McClure 6-3, 6-7 (7-5), 10-7. Marcey Johnson (H) d. Julia Long 6-2, 3-6, 10-4. Ashton Kirby (H) d. Brittanie Hunsucker 6-0, 6-1. Diane Moore (H) d. Haley Hurst 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 10-7. Brittany Bolger (H) d. Maggie Gettys 7-5, 6-4
Lail-Long (FTF) d. Davis-McClure 10-7, Ogg-Hurst (FTF) d. Kirby-Johnson 14-12, Hunsucker-Gettys (FTF) d. Moore-Bolger 10-7