Jay Tops Northview; Pace Over Tate

March 31, 2016

BASEBALL

Jay 5, Northview 2

The Jay Royals rallied in the eighth inning Wednesday evening to defeat the Northview Chiefs 5-2.

Northview had a two-run second inning. The Chiefs scored on an RBI double from Jacob Dunsford and on a groundout by Seth Killam. Roman Manning went 3-4 with three singles.

Josh Neese pitched seven and third inning for the Chiefs, allowing three earned runs, six hits and three walks while striking out six.

The Chiefs are set to host Hopkinsville, KY, Thursday. JV plays at 4:00 followed by the varsity at 6:00.

Pace 9, Tate 5

The Tate Aggies were up four runs in the fourth inning but Pace rallied late to take a 9-5 win and earn District 1-7A top spot.

Tate’s Jake Davis had two RBIs on one hit. He homered in the second inning. On the mound, Davis allowed one earned run, no walks an six hits in five innings. The loss went to Trace PentonĀ  with no walks, no strikeouts while allowing three runs in one-third of an inning.

The Aggies will be at Pace in a district matchup Friday at 6 p.m.

Pictured: Northview’s Jared Aliff splintered a bat during Wednesday evening’s game against Jay. NorthEscambia.com photos by Ramona Preston, click to enlarge.

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