Riddick paces Kiwanis

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2005

AHOSKIE – Thomas Riddick struck out nine and gave up two hits in leading Kiwanis to a 21-7 Junior Little League win over WOW here Monday night.

Riddick also went 1-for-1 at the plate to help his team on the offensive end.

&uot;Thomas did an outstanding job pitching,&uot; Kiwanis coach Buddy Terry said.

Dorrien Askew also had a good day at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a homerun while Bobby Merritt was also 2-for-2. Brandon Terry was 3-for-4 while Devin Moore checked in at 1-for-1.

Matthew Ireland and Grant Gattling had hits for WOW.

The win boosted Kiwanis to 4-1 on the season while WOW dropped to 1-4.

Mid-East – 11, Murfreesboro – 8

Eric Ortiz and Patrick Kirby combined for six strikeouts as Mid-East took an 11-8 victory over Murfreesboro.

Lewis Bridgers was 1-for-1 with two RBIs for Mid-East while Desmond Gatling and Marquis Holley were each 2-for-2 and Brandon Owens was 1-for-1.

Travis Sykes and B.J. Whittington were each 1-for-1 with two RBIs for Murfreesboro.

The win boosted Mid-East to 3-2 in Junior Little League competition.

Ahoskie Pediatrics – 18, Home Life 11

Ahoskie Pediatrics grabbed their first Senior Girls Softball victory by beating Home Life 18-11 here Monday night.

Brittany Pierce got the pitching victory for Ahoskie Pediatrics.

Catherine’s – 14, Ellens – 8

Miller Bryant and Brice Harrison combined to pick up a win on the mound as Catherine’s took a 14-8 Junior Girls Softball win over Ellens.

Bryant also registered a grand slam (her second of the year) wile Courtney Malone had a double and Jamille Bond a single.

Taylor McKeel and Wendy Brabble led Ellen’s with a hit each.