Posted: Thursday, March 20th 2014 at 11:21pm
Baseball: Smith powers Trojans past West Hall
North Hall's Stephen Murray protects the plate and tags out a West Hall baserunner in a collision at home plate in the Trojans' win on Thursday in Oakwood. / photo: Jim Haynes
OAKWOOD -- Andrew Smith racked up three RBI, including a home run, to help North Hall to a 6-4 win over West Hall on Thursday in Oakwood.
Smith produced three hits to help the Trojans (6-4, 4-1 Region 7-AAA) bounce back from their first region setback of the campaign on Wednesday against Dawson County.
Stephen Murray also produced two hits and an RBI, while Micah Strickland drove in two runs. McCoy Savage and Josh Hammond also each went 2 for 4 in the win.
Hammond earned the win on the mound, pitching a complete game while allowing 13 hits and striking out two.
All four West Hall runs were unearned.
North Hall will play host to Dawson County on Friday.
West Hall (7-3, 3-2), meanwhile, will travel to Banks County on Friday.
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