Strong Fourth Inning Helps Navy Gain Advantage in Fall Intrasquad Championship
Jack Maynard (Crozet, Va./Patrick Henry CC) threw 3.1 innings, striking out five batters. Easton Welch (Randleman, N.C./Gardner Webb) threw 3.0 innings, allowing three hits and striking out four batters. Chad Sykes (Creedmoor, N.C./Voyager Academy) logged 0.2 innings, picking up a strikeout.
Michael Goss (Cartersville, Ga./Chattanooga St. CC) led the Navy team, going 2-for-4 driving in a team-high six runs. JoJo Underwood (Cartersville, Ga./Chattanooga St. CC) finished 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two RBI. Jake Kusz (Durham, N.C./Riverside) added a pair of hits and an RBI. Ben Spitznagel (Cincinnati, Ohio/Wabash Valley CC) and Andrew Moritz (Charlotte, N.C./Providence) each added a hit, an RBI, and drew a walk. Moritz also stole a base during the contest. Trey Jacobs (Hope Mills, N.C./South View) added a hit and a pair of RBI.
Andrew Wantz (Holly Springs, N.C./Holly Springs) threw for the Gold squad. The Junior threw 3.1 innings, striking out three batters. Travis Tuttle (Winston-Salem, N.C./Surrey CC) made his second relief appearance, going 1.2 shutout innings.
At the plate, the Gold squad was led by Tripp Shelton (Winston-Salem, N.C./West Forsyth). Shelton went 2-for-4 while drawing a walk and stealing a base. Ryan Clinch (Jamestown, N.C./Brunswick CC) led the Gold squad with four RBI, going 2-for-4 with a triple. Cesar Trejo (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) added a pair of RBI on a hit, with Trevor Clemons (Randleman, N.C./Randleman) adding a hit, two RBI and a sacrifice fly.
The Fall Intrasquad Championship wraps up this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. at the UNCG Baseball Stadium.