The Caps’ varsity played in the 27th Annual Bobby Murray Invitational at Millbrook High School from Thursday 4/3/14 to Saturday 4/5/14.  The Caps won 2 of 3 games to finish in fifth place.  “It was a good weekend.  We swung the bats well and played with an energy that was impressive.  The defense was very encouraging.  We had some guys really step up over the course of the three games,” commented head coach Harry Jones.

The Caps played Green Hope in their first game of the tournament.  The Falcons got off to a quick start scoring 4 runs in the first inning.  The Caps’ offense was stymied throughout the 6 – 1 loss.

Offensive leaders for the game: Ben Sawyer (1 – 3, 2B), John Woods (1 – 3), and Jake Baize (1 – 3, RBI).

The Caps played Person in their second game of the tournament.  Starting pitcher So Thomas Walden and reliever Sr. Ben Eller limited the Rockets to 3 hits and 1 run in the Caps’ 17 – 1 victory.

Offensive leaders for the game: Dom Ford (2 – 2, 2B, 2BB, 3 RBI, 4 runs), Rob Case (2 – 2, 6 RBI, 3B, 2 run), Jake Baize (1 – 3), Ben Eller (1 – 4, RBI, run) and Will Baldwin (1 – 2, 2BB, RBI, 3 runs).

The Caps played Wake Forest in their final game of the tournament.  Starting pitcher Sr. Jared Feeny and relievers Jr. Noah Yarborough, Sr. Collin Rotchford, Sr. Ben Eller and Sr. Rob Case limited the Cougars to just 3 earned runs.  Meanwhile, the Caps’ offense had 13 hits, 2 walks and 5 stolen bases in the 11 – 5 victory.

Offensive leaders for the game: Ben Sawyer (2 – 4, 2 runs, 2 SB), John Woods (1 – 3, BB, 2 runs), Rob Case (1 – 3, BB, RBI, 3 runs), Eric Collins (3 – 4, 2B, 2 RBI, Run), John Baldwin (1 – 4, 3B, 2 RBI, Run), Jake Baize (3 – 4, RBI) and Ben Eller (2 – 4).

Sr. Rob Case was selected for the All-Tournament Team.

The Caps varsity will play at Leesville on Tuesday 4/8/14, will host Wakefield on Wednesday 4/9/14 and Enloe on Friday 4/11/14.  All games begin at 4:30 p.m.

(Varsity Record: Overall 7 – 6; Conference 1 -2)

The Caps junior varsity will visit Wakefield on Wednesday and Enloe on Friday.  Both games begin at 4:30 p.m.

(JV Record: Overall 3 – 6; Conference 2 – 2)

(Visit the Broughton Baseball Facebook page to see game photos http://www.facebook.com/BHSbaseball.)

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