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Rams' Brann tosses 1-hit shutout

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

SNOW HILL -- Ben Brann pitched a one-hit shutout and Greene Central handed North Pitt its first loss, 8-0, in Eastern Plains 2-A Conference play Tuesday evening.

Brann tallied three strikeouts and allowed three walks. The senior improved to 8-0 on the mound, and recorded his fifth shutout and fifth complete game of the season. Brann has surrendered just five runs in 52 2/3 innings of work on the year.

Chad Murphy collected two hits and four RBI four the Rams and belted a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning. Kevin Ormond also supplied two hits. James Head added a hit and two RBI.

Greene Central (13-7 overall, 10-2 EPC) travels to North Lenoir on Friday for a non-conference game.