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East Mecklenburg Continues Their Dominance

4/15/24

By:

Parker Hatch

Jacob Addison's Stellar Performance

East Mecklenburg is Unstopable


East Mecklenburg extended their winning streak to 6 games as they defeated Independence 6-2 on Tuesday, maintaining their momentum from recent victories. This win marks their second consecutive win over Independence since their last encounter in May of 2023.



Key Players


Jacob Addison (So) delivered a stellar performance on the mound, pitching all 7 innings and allowing only 1 earned (and 1 unearned) run on 4 hits, while striking out 7 batters. Addison has maintained an impressive streak, not conceding a single earned run in his last 4 pitching appearances.


At the plate, Gabriel Johnson (So) and Liam Parsons (So) led the charge for East Mecklenburg. Johnson scored a run and stole 2 bases, reaching base in 3 of his 4 plate appearances, while Parsons crossed the plate twice, stealing 4 bases and also reaching base 3 times out of 4. Woodrow Gray (Sr) also contributed, scoring a run and reaching base in 3 out of 4 plate appearances.



Team Info


With this win, East Mecklenburg improves their record to 13-5, having won 9 of their last 10 games. On the other hand, Independence's record drops to 5-9 after suffering their fourth consecutive road loss.



Up Next


The teams wasted no time in scheduling a rematch, with East Mecklenburg securing another victory with a 9-4 win over Independence later that day.

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