Harris-Stowe Hornets Sweep The Pioneers

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The Harris-Stowe Baseball team completed a 4-0 weekend to improve their record to 6-2 on the season. The Hornets won double headers on both Friday and Saturday at Crowley Ridge College in Paragould, Arkansas. Head Coach CJ Bilbrey on his team’s weekend. “We pitched very well this weekend and our guys did a great job catching the baseball behind them. Offensively we did a nice job of getting to their bullpen and we made a lot of improvement running the bases from last week.” 

In game one senior left handed pitcher Deon Herron was spot on as he threw the Hornets first shutout since March 11, 2014 behind Brady Swift. The Hornets won the game 4-0 despite Herron getting into trouble in both the first and 7th inning. He would end the game with seven hits allowed and no walks. The Hornets were held scoreless until the 4th inning when they would score 3 runs. Arsalaan Alvi and Dylan Yankle would each have 2 hits.

In game two Steven Kemp went 6 innings allowing two runs on three hits and only one walk for a 12-3 Hornets victory. It was Kemps first victory for the Hornets since February 28, 2015. PJ Roberts had two hits and 3 RBI. The Hornets had 4 stolen bases and 5 players had two hits.

In game three Jordan Dreibelbis continued the strong starting pitching for the Hornets as he went 5 innings allowing only 4 hits and no walks with 7 strikeouts. The offense scored in 5 of the 7 innings to walk away with a 15-1 victory. Dylan Yankle went 3-4 with 3 RBI and his second homerun of the spring.

Game four the Hornets scored 14 runs in the first inning and batted around twice to cruise to a 23-8 victory with the wind howling out. Tony Montano had 3 hits and 4 RBI. Roger Amador came off the bench to contribute 3 hits. Daylen Pajimola had 3 hits as well as an RBI double with 2 runs scored.

Game Notes: * Next game is Saturday at Lane College. 1pm first pitch. Hub City Field- 1957 Hollwood Drive, Jackson, Tennesssee

* Hornets rank 12th in the country with a .361 batting average

* Dylan Yankle is 14th in the nation with a .609 batting average

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