Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Emerald High School
Mid-Carolina High School
Emerald Vikings Varsity watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 9-5 District Championship loss to Mid-Carolina on Monday. Mid-Carolina scored on a three run home run by Corey Stone and a home run by Drew Cromer in the first inning.
Emerald scored five runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was driven by a two RBI double by Braeden Burton and a two run home run by Gavin Henderson.
Jonathan Bickley earned the win for Mid-Carolina. He threw four and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs, four hits, and striking out four. Andrew Patterson took the loss for Emerald Vikings Varsity. He pitched three innings, giving up five runs, five hits, and striking out three.
Henderson and Burton each drove in two runs to lead Emerald Vikings Varsity.