New Bern rallies late, upends Snow Hill
By Rudy Coggins
Published in Sports on June 16, 2006 2:08 PM
SNOW HILL -- Tyler Gohn emerged the winning pitcher in relief as New Bern seized a come-from-behind, 8-5 victory over Snow Hill Post 94 on the Area I East Division scene Thursday evening.
Post 94 claimed a 4-3 lead on Brandon Brown's double in the late innings.However, New Bern answered with a five-run, eighth-inning outburst that included three hits, four walks and a hit batter.
Chip Hall suffered the mound loss in relief of Drew Sowers.
Snow Hill (4-5, 2-5 Area I East) entertains Ahoskie at 7 p.m. today. Reigning Area I East champion Pitt County 39 visits Snow Hill on Saturday, and archrival Wayne County invades the James R. Fulghum Athletic Complex on Sunday.
PIKEVILLE -- Aycock remained winless in three division outings after an 11-0 loss against Clayton on the Charles B. Aycock diamond Thursday evening.
Jordan Carr paced Aycock (2-4) with two hits in three plate appearances. Stephen Strouse, Will Edgerton, Jay Rose and Bryant Hill each produced one hit.
Edgerton endured the mound loss.
Hill, a right-hander, threw a complete-game shutout Tuesday against D.H. Conley. Hill scattered four hits and fanned six Conley batters in an 11-0 victory.
Evan Medford, Conner Narron (double) and Zach Wright (triple) each had two hits for Aycock.
Local players earn
KINSTON -- Spring Creek graduate Stephen Warren tied for second overall at Kinston Country Club, and qualified for the Big "I" Junior Golf Classic later this summer.
Warren carded a 73 and shared second-place honors with Bobby Baysden of Beaufort. New Bern's Daniel Koontz emerged the medalist with a 71.
Pat Wilkins, Warren's former teammate, shot a 74.
Clark Rose, Matt Davis and Chad Smith each posted an 18-hole score of 76. The trio, along with Wilkins, also earned spots in the Classic, which is scheduled for July 15-16 at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club in Southern Pines.
The Kinston qualifier is one of eight regional qualifiers contested statewide during June.
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