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Fuquay-Varina Faces Setback Against Broughton Capitals

3/22/24

By:

Parker Hatch

Seeking Redemption on the Road

Broughton's Revenge


Fuquay-Varina, previously dominant with a 13-3 victory over Broughton in March 2023, faced a reversal of fortune on Wednesday, falling 7-2 to the Broughton Capitals. The loss marked the third consecutive defeat for the Fuquay-Varina Bengals.



Mason Hawkins delivered a standout pitching performance for Broughton, giving up no earned runs and allowing only 2 hits over 5 innings.


Key Players


At the plate, Matthew Vannoy (Jr) and Patrick Maloney (Sr) were instrumental for Broughton. Vannoy reached base in 3 out of 4 plate appearances and stole 2 bases, while Maloney reached base in all 4 plate appearances, including a double.



Fuquay-Varina's struggles continue as they dropped to a 2-5 record, a contrast to their 16-6 record last season. Broughton has been on an impressive run, winning 5 of their last 6 matchups and boosting their record to 7-3.


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Whats Next


Looking ahead, Fuquay-Varina will face Cleveland on the road at 4:00 p.m. on Friday. Cleveland's formidable pitching staff, allowing just 3.4 runs per game this season, presents a challenging task for Fuquay-Varina's hitters. Meanwhile, Broughton will host Athens Drive at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, aiming to halt the momentum of a team with three consecutive road victories.

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