Baseball bats were alive at Warrior Field

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • Updated Wednesday, June 11, 2014 6:53 am

PHOTOS BY Chris Sokoloski/South Strand News Carvers Bayís Seth Legette gets ready to put a tag on Pawleys Islandís Will Golden on June 9.

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Post 114ís Junior American Legion team in Pawleys Island got some playing time on June 9 in a pair of exhibition games against Carvers Bay.

The Carvers Bay Bears do not have a Junior American Legion team, but outgoing coach Andrew Fox organized some games this summer to get the players some experience.

The Bears will also be playing Georgetown and Andrews.

Pawleys Island and Carvers Bay battled to an 8-8 tie in game one on June 9.

Each team committed three errors.

Pawleys Island had five hits.

Daniel Rourk went 3-for-3 with two runs; Justin Busby went 1-for-3 with three runs; and Alex Nash went 1-for-1 with a run.

Seven players for Carvers Bay had hits.

The teams combined for 16 hits in game two, with Pawleys Island holding on for the 13-8 victory.

Rourk led the Pawleys Island offense again, going 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and an RBI.

Brady Gantt went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run; Forest Powell went 2-for-2 with two RBIs; and Levi Almond broke the game open with a double to drive in two runs.

Dylan Moore went 2-for-3 with two RBIs for Carvers Bay.

Pawleys Island was scheduled to play a doubleheader at Andrews June 11, and will host Socastee on June 17.

Georgetown

The Junior American Legion team traveled to Conway on June 9 and lost 11-4.

Trailing 4-1 after four inning, Georgetown rallied to tie the game in the top of the fifth, but gave up eight runs in the bottom of the inning.

Corey Ward went 2-for-4 with two RBIs to lead Georgetown.

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