03/01/13 — North Duplin edges Lakewood, 3-2

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North Duplin edges Lakewood, 3-2

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on March 1, 2013 1:47 PM

CALYPSO -- North Duplin pushed across the winning run in the top of the sixth inning and hung on for a 3-2, season-opening win over Lakewood on Thursday evening.

Trey Pate collected two hits and an RBI for the Rebels. Tyler Potter also supplied a hit and an RBI.

Pate recorded six strikeouts and allowed one run on two hits in three innings of work on the mound. Cody Ivey contributed three innings of one-run relief with five strikeouts. Mitchell Thigpen earned the win with a scoreless inning of relief. The three North Duplin hurlers combined for 12 strikeouts.

The Rebels (1-0 overall) play host to Hobbton today.