06/23/08 — Grantham's hit lifts Wayne County South

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Grantham's hit lifts Wayne County South

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on June 23, 2008 1:50 PM

DUDLEY -- Zach Grantham's game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning capped a five-run rally as Wayne County South defeated Kinston 7-6 on Sunday evening.

Scott Holloman's grand slam in the seventh tied the game at 6-6 before Grantham delivered the game-winner with two outs. Grantham went 3-for-3 with three RBI, and Holloman was 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored.

Dontay Boseman, Jordan Hood and Matt Neal all added hits.

Kinston led 6-0 heading to the home half of the sixth inning before Wayne County South (9-2 overall) pushed across a pair of runs.

Raymond Velazquez got the win in relief allowing one unearned run with two strikeouts and three walks in 3 2/3 innings of relief.

Wayne County South visits Beaufort at 7 p.m. today.

North drops pair

Wayne County North dipped to 2-3 in Area I/II Central Conference play with back-to-back losses against D.H. Conley and rival Wayne County South.

North endured a 12-3 defeat against DHC. Colton Fulghum, Josh Frederick and Hunter Newsome each contributed two hits in the loss.

Robert Faucette provided a two-RBI, fourth-inning home run in North's 14-2 loss to Wayne County South.