North State wins, on ESPN next
The Daily Reflector
Sunday, August 6, 2017
North State kept on winning on Sunday at the Little League Baseball Southeast Regional in Warner Robbins, Ga., this time even more convincingly.
The Greenville club won its way onto ESPN for Monday night at 7 in the winners’ bracket final after blanking Boynton Beach, Fla., 5-0. North State scored twice in the first inning, twice in the second and once in the sixth to nail down the big victory.
The local team will now square off with Tennessee, a 12-3 winner over Georgia on Saturday. The N.C.-Tennessee winner will take on the team to emerge from the losers’ bracket in the regional championship game on Wednesday.
The winner of the regional advances to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
North State out-hit Boynton Beach by just a 7-6 margin, the difference in the game being the four-way shutout tossed by pitchers Chase Anderson, Cameron Greenway, Matthew Matthijs and Carson Hardee.
At the plate, Cash Daniels-Moye mashed a home run and drove in two, while Mathijs (2-for-3) and Greenway also drove in runs and Bryce Jackson doubled.