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Wildcats’ Early Lead Over Dobyns-Bennett Sets Stage For Victory
West Ashley grabbed an early lead on its way to a 5-4 victory over Dobyns-Bennett on Thursday. The Wildcat scored on a single by Vince Smith and a passed ball during Michael Poulos’ at bat in the second inning. The Wildcats pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second Smith singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. Rodney Griffin was the winning pitcher for West Ashley. He allowed six hits and three runs over six innings, striking out one and walking zero. Grayson Auerbach threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Auerbach recorded the last three outs to earn the save for the Wildcats. B Beckner took the loss for Dobyns-Bennett. He lasted three innings, allowing two hits and three runs while striking out five. Chace Cooper, Robbie Brown, Bryce Brown, Brandon Thomas, Smith, and Connor Sibbald each collected one hit to lead West Ashley.
M Everett went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Dobyns-Bennett in hits.
Submitted by: Brian Hawkins