Jr. team falls

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 30, 2004

WINDSOR – Post 11 broke open a four-all tie wit two runs in the top of the fourth frame and Wayne County went on to beat Ahoskie 12-5 here Tuesday night.

Post 102’s Junior Team dropped to 9-9 overall and 4-6 in conference play with the loss.

Wayne County led 2-0 going into the bottom of the second inning, but Ahoskie plated a trio of runs to grab a one-run advantage.

Jud Whitehead reached first on an error and pinch-runner Gavin Mizelle went to second on a Dustin Briggs single to center. Heath Britt then walked to load the bases.

Mizelle came around to score on a Johnathan Dale RBI-single to left before Briggs and Britt scored on a Ben Bright two-RBI single to right that gave Ahoskie a 3-2 advantage after two complete.

Wayne County scored a pair in the top of the third before Post 102 added a run in the bottom of the same inning.

Dusty Todd singled to right and went to second a Whitehead groundout. He then scored on a Briggs RBI-double to leftfield. That left the game deadlocked at four-all.

Wayne County added two runs in the top of the fourth to grab a 6-4 advantage.

Ahoskie threatened in the bottom of the fourth when Britt singled and Dale walked.

On a Bright single to center, Britt is caught in a run down between third and home and tagged out. Jacob Harrell followed with a walk to load the bases, but a strikeout and a fly-out ended the inning.

Post 11 broke the game open with five runs in the top of the sixth and then added a single run in the top of the seventh to lead 12-4 going into the home half of the seventh stanza.

Ahoskie scored its final run when Lance Thomas walked and scored on a Todd RBI-single to right.

In all, five pitchers saw action for Post 102. Whitehead started while Briggs, Jay Joines, Bright and Chris Mizelle also pitched.

Bright and Briggs had three hits each to lead Ahoskie offensively. Todd added two hits.

Post 102 will travel to Pikeville at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday).