Lowery's near-cycle pushes Gastonia past Hickory

Garrett Lowery nearly had the game of his life on Monday — all at Hickory’s expense.

The Gastonia shortstop was a double short of hitting for the cycle, helping hand Post 48 its second-straight loss on Monday night at Henkel-Alley Field.

Hickory, which fell 10-8 on Friday to Burke County, drops to 3-2 overall on the season.

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