Baseball -- Spring Creek upends Ayden-Grifton
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on March 31, 2004 1:56 PM
LITTLEFIELD -- Josh Lewis ripped a two-RBI hit to right center field as Spring Creek rallied past Ayden-Grifton 3-1 in an eight-inning, Class 1-A Carolina Conference thriller Tuesday afternoon.
With two outs and the score tied at 1-1, the Gators' Daniel Thompson executed a perfect drag bunt. Jes Snyder followed with a ground-rule double to left center.
Michael Sigmon drew a walk to load the bases and set the table for Lewis, who picked up his lone hit of the day in three at-bats.
Spring Creek reliever Jes Snyder shut down the Chargers in the eighth and picked up the win. Lewis surrendered three hits and collected five strikeouts in a six-inning stint.
The teams were scoreless through six innings.
Randy Amos gave the Gators (7-6) a 1-0 lead with a two-strike RBI single in the seventh.
Ayden-Grifton answered with a two-out RBI hit in its half of the seventh.
Spring Creek 000 000 12 -- 3 6 1
Ayden-Grifton 000 000 10 -- 1 4 2
Leading hitters -- Spring Creek -- Jed Potter 1-4; Daniel Thompson 1-3; Jes Snyder 1-3; Michael Sigmon 1-3; Josh Lewis 1-3, 2 RBI; Randy Amos 1-2, RBI. Ayden-Grifton -- Josh Wilson 1-4; Chris Nelson 1-3; Matt Brown 1-2; Alan Wainwright 1-3.
IP H R ER BB SO
Lewis 6 3 1 1 2 5
Snyder (W) 2 1 0 0 0 2
Cumes (L) 8 6 3 3 4 7
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