05/14/06 — Chargers' Davis, Ryan Ford combine for five-hitter

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Chargers' Davis, Ryan Ford combine for five-hitter

By Rudy Coggins
Published in Sports on May 14, 2006 2:18 AM

Travis Davis and Ryan Ford combined for a five-hit shutout in Wayne Country Day's 9-0, opening-round victory over Village Christian in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 1-A baseball playoffs.

Davis yielded three hits and struck out four in four innings. Ford provided three innings of two-hit, two-strikeout relief.

Trent Langston homered for the sixth-seeded Chargers, who beat Village Christian in the regular-season finale for both teams last Tuesday. Langston concluded the day 2-for-4 with two RBI.

Kevin Herring added two hits and two RBI in four at-bats. Ford, Kyle Pender, Sam Steed and Cameron Ford each contributed one hit.

Wayne Country Day (12-9) travels to High Point Christian, the No. 3 seed, on Tuesday. Game time is 4:30 p.m.


Rams oust Hawks

BETHEL -- North Lenoir left-hander Brittany Sanders threw a five-hitter and struck out nine batters, but Greene Central emerged victorious 3-2 in the semifinals of the Eastern Plains 2-A Conference softball tournament Saturday afternoon.

Kayla Sutton and Timon Jones each had two hits for the Hawks.

North Lenoir fell to 15-9 overall.