Ahoskie rec begins

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 16, 2006

AHOSKIE – Tyler Pryor struck out 15 as he led Cooper-Melton Bus Lines to a 6-1 Little League victory over Athlete’s Foot here Saturday.

Pryor also hit two homeruns for Cooper-Melton as they scored two in the first, three in the third and one in the fifth to secure the win.

Tyler Burden was nearly as good for Athlete’s Foot as he struck out 11 in the losing cause. He was also 3-for-3 at the plate.

Stoney Creek – 13, Lions – 3

Also in Little League action, Stoney Creek scored six runs in each of the first two innings and held on for a 13-3 victory.

Marvin Harrell picked up the pitching win while striking out seven.

Offensively, Stoney Creek was led by Daniel Merritt who was 2-for-3 with a double, Joey Carroll (2-for-3 with two doubles) and Thomas Chamblee who was 1-for-3.

Kiwanis Club tops IFS

In Midget League action Saturday, the Kiwanis Club recorded a victory over Integrated Family Services. No score was reported.

Hennie Larabee, who was 6-for-6 on the afternoon, including a pair of triples and two doubles led Kiwanis. Brandon Terry was 5-for6 with two doubles and a triple while Bobby Merritt was 5-for-5 including a triple and a double.

Bryan Merritt was 4-for-5 on the afternoon as was Landon Larabee and Hunter Benton. Tyler Hall and Devin Moore were each 3-for-5.

&uot;I was very pleased with the hitting this team showed and they played very well as a team,&uot; coach Buddy Terry said.

IFS was led by Andrew Liverman, Aaron Holloman, Drew Frazier and Joe Murphy, each of who were 1-for-4.

Rotary – 18, Pizza Inn – 0

The other Midget League contest played Saturday saw Rotary take a convincing 18-0 win over Pizza Inn.

Matthew Judge led the way with four hits for Rotary. Ackerman Grace added three, including a pair of homeruns. Checking in with three hits were Woody Lowe and Eric Ortiz while Ryan Weaver had a pair of hits including two homers.

Logan Jenkins and Blake Outlaw had two hits each.

Chris Adams led Pizza Inn at 1-for-2 with a double. Also 1-for-2 on the day were Tanner Pennington, John Reynolds and Tyler Masters.