Michael Goss Drove in Six Runs as the Navy Team Gained a 22-19 Advantage after the Second Day of the Fall Intrasquad Championship
Michael Goss Drove in Six Runs as the Navy Team Gained a 22-19 Advantage after the Second Day of the Fall Intrasquad Championship
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Strong Fourth Inning Helps Navy Gain Advantage in Fall Intrasquad Championship

UNCGSpartans.com 10-11-2016
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG Baseball played its second game of the Fall Intrasquad Championship yesterday afternoon at the UNCG Baseball Stadium.  The Navy squad scored seven runs in the fourth inning, and added five runs in the Shotgun Inning to gain a 22-19 advantage. 

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. 

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