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Tides Shift for South Meck

3/25/24

By:

Parker Hatch

Up Next: Porter Ridge

South Meck Gets Their Revenge


In a rematch between Weddington and South Mecklenburg, the tides turned drastically from their previous encounter. This time, the Weddington Warriors suffered a 7-2 defeat against the South Mecklenburg Sabres on Wednesday. Remarkably, this marked Weddington's second consecutive loss by a margin of five runs.



Key Players


South Mecklenburg's pitcher, Cole Gillis (Sr), delivered a standout performance, tallying 7 strikeouts across 6 innings while giving up only 2 earned runs from 10 hits and a solitary walk. Gillis showcased consistent form, having not surrendered more than 2 walks in his last 3 outings.


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At the plate, Blake Nicholson (Sr) shone, going 2-for-4 with a triple and driving in 2 runs. Additionally, Reese Guertin (Jr) contributed significantly, scoring 2 runs and reaching base in 4 out of 5 plate appearances.


For Weddington, this loss marked their third consecutive home defeat, dropping their season record to 5-3. Conversely, South Mecklenburg's victory bolstered their impressive 9-1 record.




Up Next


Weddington faces a challenging away fixture against Porter Ridge on Monday at 4:30 p.m. Porter Ridge boasts a scary pitching lineup, having allowed only 3.4 runs per game this season, presenting a tough test for Weddington's hitters. Meanwhile, South Mecklenburg hits the road to take on Palisades on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Palisades aims to reverse their recent offensive struggles, having failed to score more than 2 runs in their last 3 games.

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