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By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on June 20, 2005 1:46 PM

Post 94 doubles up Kinston

KINSTON -- Jordan Scott and Blake Taylor each turned in a three-hit effort as Snow Hill Post 94 collected a 12-6 victory against Kinston Post 43 in Area I East Division action Sunday evening.

Scott tripled and knocked in three runs in five plate appearances. Taylor added an RBI in six at-bats. John Allen Conway and Travis Rouse each batted 2-for-4 with Conway contributing two RBI.

Chip Wall threw seven innings en route to the mound win. Brad Bagley threw the eighth, while Jordy Davis finished off Kinston in the ninth.

Ashley Mills led Kinston with two hits, including a triple. Brandon Rouse doubled in a 2-for-5 effort. David Carrington ripped a three-run home run in the ninth.

Snow Hill (9-3, 6-3 Area I East) entertains New Bern at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Kinston (6-8, 5-4) is the guest of league-leading Wayne County on Tuesday. Game time is 7 p.m. at Mount Olive College.


Aycock keeps streak intact

VANCEBORO -- David Rose scampered home on a seventh-inning wild pitch as Aycock nipped West Craven 9-8 on the West Craven High School diamond Saturday evening.

Tied at 8-8, Rose led off the Aycock seventh with a single and moved into scoring position on Will Spence's base hit. A few pitches later, Rose coasted home to help Aycock capture its sixth consecutive victory.

It was Aycock's third straight one-run win of the season.

Spence and Joseph Toler each finished the day 2-for-4. Bradley Taylor contributed two hits, including a double, and scored three runs in five plate appearances.

Jay Rose claimed the pitching win in relief of Daniel Stancil, who replaced starter Brandon Price earlier in the game.

Aycock, which let a 5-1 lead slip away late in the game, improved to 6-4 overall.

On Friday, Thomas Pilkington helped account for all three runs in a 3-2 home victory against Lenoir County. It was Lenoir County's first conference defeat of the season.

Pilkington plated Spence with an RBI triple in the first inning and later scored on an infield error. He lofted a game-winning sacrifice fly to right field to score Evan Medford, who singled to start the inning.

Pilkington, Medford and Spence each contributed two hits.

David Rose picked up the mound win.

Aycock continues play Tuesday at archrival Wayne County. Game time is 7 p.m. at Southern Wayne High School.

Post 94 dealt close defeat

SNOW HILL -- Snow Hill Post 94 dropped a 7-5 conference decision against Wilson Post 13 during action Saturday evening at Greene Central High School.

Will Rhem tripled and Craven Taylor doubled for Snow Hill, which fell to 1-6 overall.

Michael Speedy endured the pitching loss.

Snow Hill travels to Smithfield on Tuesday. Game time is 7 p.m.