Here is your NECBL Playoffs Recap for August 2nd. There are four series with North Shore Navigators facing off against Sanford, Newport playing Laconia, Keene playing North Adams, and Bristol playing Danbury.
The story on June 30th was the complete game nine inning no-hitter by Stanford sophomore RHP Jordan Pries. He gave up only three base runners which all came on walks. He ended up tossing 107 pitches with 66 for strikes. Here are the rest of the top performers for the night.
#9 Clemson 6 Dayton 5 (10 innings)
Clemson, SC – Chris Epps scored on a wild pitch in the 10th inning to lift #9 Clemson to a 6-5 walkoff win over Dayton on Wednesday afternoon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The Tigers improved to 7-0, while the Flyers fell to 4-4. It was the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
The Flyers scored three runs in the seventh inning to take a 5-4 lead thanks in part to two Clemson errors, but Clemson tied the score with two outs in the eighth inning on a wild pitch. The Tigers scored again with two outs in the 10th inning to pull out the one-run win.
Here is your ACC Recap for February 21st.
Virginia 14 East Carolina 11
GREENVILLE, N.C. – The No. 2 Virginia baseball team held off a late East Carolina rally in posting a 14-11 victory over the No. 11 Pirates Sunday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium in Greenville, N.C. UVa picked up a 2-1 series win.
The wild contest featured 30 hits and 37 players, including 13 pitchers, while lasting four hours and 11 minutes. Every Virginia starter recorded at least one hit, with seven posting at least two. Keith Werman (So., Vienna, Va.) and Dan Grovatt (Jr., Tabernacle, N.J.) each had three hits for the Cavaliers, who finished with 19 hits. Phil Gosselin (Jr., West Chester, Pa.) homered and scored three times for the Cavaliers. UVa had plenty of opportunities to tack on more runs, but left 17 runners on base.
#16 East Carolina 6 #3 Virginia 1
GREENVILLE, N.C. – Sophomore Kevin Brandt allowed one run on five hits over 6 2/3 innings, while freshman John Wooten went 2-for-4 from the plate with two RBI in No. 11 East Carolina’s 6-1 win over No. 2 Virginia Saturday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
The lefty from Fuquay Varina walked three and fanned four in his first action of the 2010 season and improved his career record to 10-2. Mike Wright (1.1 IP, 1 K) and Seth Simmons (1.0 IP, 1 BB, 2 K) closed out the final 2.1 innings securing the Pirates 10th win over a Top 5 program in school history.
Here is your ACC Weekend Preview for games played February 19th through the 21st. I am not going to go into depth as you can check out my Atlantic Division preview by clicking here and my Coastal Division preview by clicking here. Starting next week, you will get a full preview of weekend action as we will already have a week in the books to start to see some trends. Remember to join me tomorrow at 12 noon for a Live Chat to discuss the games across the country. I have included picks from The Diamondback baseball beat writer Michael Lemaire and Georgia Tech student radio broadcaster Kyle Tait. I have also included a fan’s picks this year who will be picking under Skip McCarthy. You can leave your predications in the comment section at the bottom of the article.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – After winning a program-record 38 games and capturing its first-ever regular season crown a year ago, Dayton has been selected to win the 2010 Atlantic 10 baseball title in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches.
Four-time champion Charlotte has been picked second, while defending league champ Xavier is third.
Wichita State signs Seven for 2011
WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita State has received a national letter-of-intent from seven baseball players in the early signing period, Head Coach Gene Stephenson announced Nov. 17.
Bob Arens, a catcher from Northwest High School in Wichita, Kan.; Zach Beringer, a right-handed pitcher form Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, Mo.; Cale Elam, a right-handed pitcher and infielder from Oktaha High School in Oktaha, Okla.; Kris Gardner, a left-handed pitcher from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas; Josh Halbert, an infielder from Choctaw High School in Choctaw, Okla.; Albert Minnis, a left-handed pitcher from Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kan.; and Dayne Parker, a shortstop from Roff High School in Roff, Okla., have signed national letters-of-intent with the Shockers.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
DAYTON, Ohio – University of Dayton baseball head coach Tony Vittorio has announced the commitments of Zach Blanchette, Jim Hurt and Tyler Kade Smith for the 2009-2010 school year.
"Our latest additions will help build on an already strong recruiting class for the 2010 season," said head coach Tony Vittorio.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
DAYTON, Ohio – The defending Atlantic 10 regular season champion Dayton Flyers have released their 2010 baseball schedule, which includes matchups against a pair of ACC opponents, as well as a number of games against regional rivals.
"Our 2010 Schedule is highlighted with quality teams that will allow us to prepare for our Atlantic 10 schedule," said head coach Tony Vittorio. "We are excited and looking forward to the competition."
The schedule includes games against Horizon League tournament winners Wright State and Bowling Green, who captured the 2009 regular season MAC title.