Parsons Drives In Three as Crusaders Dominate Panthers

April 11, 2018123456789RHE
North Greenville12221230114152
Claflin000200030573
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: Shane Bishop (1-0) 1.000001
Loss: Chazz Walker (0-1) 3.065522
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
Andrew Plunkett (NGU) 302000
Sean Parsons (NGU) 212300
Jack Morris (NGU) 412100
Chad Parker (CLAFBB18) 302000
Parsons Drives In Three as Crusaders Dominate Panthers
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Alan Kahaly
Parsons Drives In Three as Crusaders Dominate Panthers

Orangeburg, S.C. - North Greenville dominated the afternoon with a 14-5 victory over the Claflin Panthers. The win is NGU's second over the Panthers this season. Sean Parsons, who entered the game as a pinch runner then took over first base, recorded two hits including a three-run double. 

The Basics

  • Score: North Greenville – 14 / Claflin – 5
  • Records: NGU 32-6, 14-4 Away / CU 11-24, 10-13 Home
  • Location: Orangeburg, South Carolina

How it Happened

  • John Jones was able to get the scoring started in the 1st with an RBI-single to right field.
  • NGU scored two runs in the 2nd to go up 3-0 by way of a sacrifice fly by Ryan Brown and an RBI-groundout by Utah Jones.
  • The Crusaders played more small ball in the 3rd to score two more runs. Connor Grant scored the first run by advancing on a wild pitch. Later in the inning, Alex Williams brought in a run with a sacrifice fly.
  • North Greenville put two additional runs on the board in the top of the 4th. Utah Jones connected with an RBI-double to left center. Grant brought in the second run with a sacrifice fly, North Greenville's third of the game. Claflin scored two runs in the bottom of the inning to get on the board.
  • Jack Morris scored the Crusaders' lone run in the 5th with an RBI-double to center field.
  • Two runs came across once again in the 6th. Josh Senter brought in the first with an RBI-triple. Lex Tuten then brought in Senter with a single to left field.
  • Sean Parsons made an impact in the 7th with a bases-clearing double to center field.
  • The Panthers put together three runs in the 8th by way of a two-RBI single and an RBI-single.
  • NGU capped off the scoring with one more run in the 9th, a sacrifice fly by Cameron Norgren.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Sean Parsons did not start the game but recorded 2 hits and 3 RBIs including a bases-clearing double.
  • Andrew Plunkett went 2 for 3.
  • Jack Morris recorded 2 hits, an RBI, and a run scored.

Inside the Claflin Box Score

  • Clyde Parker went 2 for 3 with a double.
  • Grayland Fowler hit the only home run of the game.
  • Chazz Walker, who started the game, was charged with the loss.

Next Time Out

  • North Greenville will return home to face the Limestone Saints in its final home conference series of the season beginning Friday, April 13.