Broughton Capitals Varsity defeated Athens Drive 6-0 on Monday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout.

Broughton Capitals Varsity secured the victory thanks to four runs in the second inning.  Broughton Capitals Varsity’s big bats in the inning were led by singles by Sr. Davis Clemmons and Sr. Josh Holloman, a triple by Jr. Ben Gilbert, and a double by Sr. Hamilton Andrews.

Broughton Capitals Varsity fired up the offense in the second inning, when Gilbert tripled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. A single by Parr in the first inning was a positive for Athens Drive.

Holloman pitched Broughton Capitals Varsity to victory. He went five innings, allowing zero runs on two hits, striking out five and walking one.  Jr. Hazen Lancaster threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.  Lancaster recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Broughton Capitals Varsity.

Thompson took the loss for Athens Drive. He went four innings, allowing four runs on five hits and striking out three.

Broughton Capitals Varsity tallied seven hits.  Holloman and Gilbert each collected two hits to lead Broughton Capitals Varsity.  Broughton Capitals Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field. Jr. Xander Lietz had six chances in the field, the most on the team.

Caps are now 2-0 on the young season.  They play @ Durham Riverside Thursday night 6:30

2020 Schedule Highlights:
3/21: @ Wilmington Hoggard
3/28: Team Chris Combs ALS Classic vs New Bern at Doak Field (NC State)
4/9-4/11: Bobby Murray Tournament

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