Rock Hill reaches finals with win over Waverly

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 3, 2006

PEDRO — Baseball is a team game. Just ask the Rock Hill Redmen.

Rock Hill used its experience to beat the Waverly Tigers 7-0 Monday in the Division II sectional tournament.,” White said.

“The kids played hard. They played a good team game. They hit behind runners and moved people up. We executed well,” Redmen coach Barry Litteral said.

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Rock Hill, 16-4, plays at 5 p.m. Thursday at Jackson. The Ironmen beat Vinton County 10-0 in the other sectional game.

The Redmen took a 1-0 lead in the first inning.

K.C. Christian singled, T.J. Blagg walked and both moved up on Michael Williams’ ground out. Josh Moore and J.C. Murnahan walked to force in a run.

The lead went to 4-0 in the second inning.

Mark Anderson singled, Nick Howard walked and both moved up on a passed ball. Christian grounded out for run and Blagg reached on an error as a runner scored.

Blagg then stole second base and came home on a hit by Williams.

Murnahan hit a solo home run in the third inning and Christian belted a two-run shot in the fourth after a walk to Howard.

Moore worked six inning for the win. He struck out second and walked two.


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Bowman and Salisbury. Josh Moore, Josh Guy (7) and J.C. Murnahan. W-Moore (7-K, 2-BB, 6-H). L-Bowman (6-ER, 6-K, 5-BB). 2B-Rock Hill: Josh Guy. HR-Rock Hill: K.C. Christian, J.C. Murnahan. Hitting-Waverly: Deacon 1-2, Teeters 3-3, Wolfe 1-1, Lansing 1-3; Rock Hill: K.C. Christian 2-4, Michael Williams 1-3, J.C. Murnahan 1-2, Carl Blankenship 1-3, Josh Guy 1-3, Mark Anderson 1-3.