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East Carter edges South Point, 4-2

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

SOUTH POINT — Walks plus errors equal bad news.

The South Point Pointers gave up eight walks and committed four errors in a 4-2 loss to the East Carter Raiders on Thursday.

East Carter (12-6) took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a hit by Trace Jackson, a walk and an error.

The lead went to 2-0 in the third on a hit by Jackson, an error and a hit by Jordan Walburn.

The Raiders made it 4-0 in the top of the fifth on two walks, an error and a fielder’s choice.

South Point got a run in the bottom of the inning when Drew Adams tripled and scored on an error.

The Pointers other run came in the sixth when Chris Woodard reached on an error and Logan Wade doubled.

South Point will be at home against Rock Hill on Friday.

East Carter 101 020 0 = 4 8 2

South Point 000 011 0 = 2 3 4

Andrew Sharp and Caden Adams. Brandon Layne, Tanner Hall (5) and Drake McClure. W-Sharp (K-5, BB-1). L-Layne (IP-4.2, K-3, BB-7, H-5, R-4). Hall (IP-2.1, K-1, BB-1, H-3). Hitting-EC: Trey Cline 2-5, Trace Jackson 3-4, Ryan McDavid 1-4, Jordan Walburn 1-4, Caden Adams 1-4; SP: Logan Wade 1-3, Drew Adams 1-3 3B, Travis Dillon 1-3.