Caps Fall in the 7th

Despite being down early Broughton responded with 4 runs in the top of the 6th to take a 5-4 lead. The attack was led by Ben Sawyer and Joe Bialkowski who each got 2 run doubles.  However Riverside responded with a run in the 6th to tie it and a run in the bottom of the 7th to win it.  Final Score BHS 5 Riverside 6 

Leading Hitters- Bialkoski 1-4 (2B, 2RBI), Case 2-3 (RBI), Sawyer 1-3 (2B  2RBI), Thornhill 2-3 (2 Runs)

Next Game Thursday March 7th at Middle Creek 4:00pm

JV Highlights

Coach Nick Luhm and the JV baseball team started their 2013 season on Friday.  The young Caps team of 5 sophomores and 11 freshmen welcomed the Garner Trojans in the home opener.  Sophomore Noah Yarborough started on the mound for the Caps, throwing 3 shutout innings with 5 strikeouts and no hits.  After 4 scoreless innings, the Trojans broke the game open in the fifth inning and went on for the win.  Offensively, the Caps were led by Freshman John Watters with 2 singles.  Alex Hensley and Sherrod McKoy also contributed hits for the Caps.

The Caps JV played their second game on the season on Monday, hosting Riverside at Wiley Warren Field.  Freshman Cameron Epperson started on the mound for the Caps, throwing 2 innings with 2 strikeouts and allowing 2 hits.  Freshmen Jake Baize and Will Baldwin contributed hits for the Caps, and Epperson drove in the lone run in the Caps 7 – 1 loss.

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