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Carson Stuns West Rowan with Convincing 8-2 Victory

4/2/24

By:

Parker Hatch

Up Next: Robinson

Carson Does It Again


In a surprising turn of events on Tuesday, Carson emerged victorious against the typically formidable West Rowan Falcons, sealing an 8-2 win. This result mirrored their previous encounter in March, where Carson also clinched the victory.



Key Players


Daxton Savage (Sr) played a pivotal role for Carson, showcasing his talent both on the mound and at bat. He delivered a stellar pitching performance, striking out 9 batters over 7 innings while conceding just 2 earned runs off 5 hits, with no walks.


Savage's consistency was evident, maintaining a streak of 5 consecutive pitching appearances with at least 5 strikeouts. Additionally, he contributed offensively, scoring a run with a 1-for-3 performance. Carson Kirk (So) and Caden Lewis (Sr) also made significant contributions to the team's success, with Kirk scoring 2 runs with a perfect 2-for-2 record, and Lewis adding a run with a 1-for-2 performance.


Despite the loss, West Rowan saw notable performances from players like Drew Burton (Sr), who contributed offensively by scoring a run and stealing a base with a 1-for-3 record.


Team Info


The victory marked Carson's second consecutive win, elevating their season record to 8-6. Conversely, West Rowan's loss halted their eight-game winning streak at home, bringing their record to 10-4.



Up Next


Both teams seek to rally their home crowds in their upcoming games. Carson will face Robinson at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, while West Rowan will host West Cabarrus at 7:00 p.m. on the same day. With West Rowan's formidable pitching crew allowing just 2.9 runs per game this season, West Cabarrus' hitters face a challenging task.

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