Flora Falcons Varsity Defeats South Aiken at IP Classic
Flora Falcons Varsity claimed a 15-7 victory on Friday, despite a big push by South Aiken in the third inning.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Flora Falcons Varsity collected eight hits and South Aiken had four.
Flora Falcons Varsity tallied eight runs in the third inning. Flora Falcons Varsity’s big inning was driven by singles by Jack Reynolds and Michael Wright and a home run by Max Childress.
Harmon Cox pitched Flora Falcons Varsity to victory. He surrendered six runs on two hits over two and two-thirds innings, striking out five. Matthew Crews and Jake Huggins entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Crews recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Flora Falcons Varsity.
Sam Swygert took the loss for South Aiken. He surrendered seven runs on four hits over two innings, striking out five.
Flora Falcons Varsity smacked one home run on the day. Childress had a long ball in the third inning.
Wright went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Flora Falcons Varsity in hits.
Jesse Sanders led South Aiken with two hits in two at bats.