June 18, 2018 – Monday Schedule
7:00 Eastern Randolph at Davidson County
June 17, 2018 – Sunday Schedule
Sumter, SC 4, Randolph County 3
Sumter Post 15 jumped out to a 4-0 lead in their final game in the North Carolina-South Carolina Challenge and held on for the one run victory over Randolph County at Catawba College.
Three runs in the second inning on a solo home run by Ryan Moore and a two RBI double by Jacob Holladay had Sumter out in front early. The fourth run came in the third when Daulton Dabbs doubled and scored.
Post 45 scored their three runs in the fifth inning with hits by Spencer Lanier, Dawson Painter and an RBI double by Landon Smith. Mixed among the hits were walks by Blake Marsh, Bryce Marsh and a bases-loaded walk by Chris Hardin. Lanier had two hits for Randolph County.
Sumter starter David Frey pitched into the fifth inning and earned the win. Avery Jones pitched the first three innings for Post 45 and took the loss.
Rock Hill, SC 6, Randolph County 4
Randolph County took a 4-0 lead over Rock Hill Post 34 in the first inning on hits by Dawson Painter, Tristan Marsh, Braxton Davis and Luke Hinson along with a Bryce Marsh walk, an RBI ground-out by Landon Smith and an error on a ball hit by Troy Kinney. After the first inning however, no Post 45 runner was able to get past second base as Rock Hill came from behind for the win.
SC Post 34 tied the game with four runs in the fourth and scored two more in the sixth for the final score.
High Point 11, Eastern Randolph 9
Eastern Randolph scored three runs in the first inning and six in the seventh, but in between, High Point totaled 11 runs and earned a split with Post 81 in their two regular season meetings.
Alec Hunter pitched four and a third innings to get the win for Post 87 while Scottie Thompson took the loss.
Hunter Little, Jordan Cassell and Mason Canoy had two hits each for Post 81.
Mark McLamb, Colin Smith and Jacob Edwards recorded two apiece for High Point.
June 16, 2018 – Saturday Schedule
Florence, SC 14, Randolph County 4
Home runs by Austin Curry and Dawson Painter were not enough for Post 45 in the North Carolina-South Carolina Challenge. Florence, SC Post 1 defeated Randolph County 14-4 at Catawba College.
Harris Jackson suffered the loss.
Eastern Randolph 13, High Point 3
Winning pitcher Connor Patterson (5 innings) and reliever Nate Canter (2 innings) allowed four hits and three runs as Post 81 defeated High Point Post 87 13-3 at Finch Field.
At the plate, Jordan Cassell had four hits with three runs scored and three RBI to lead eastern Randolp's 17 hit attack. Connor Shipley had three hits while Patterson, Hunter Little and Matt Moody had two hits each.
Tyrese Hearst had two of High Point's hits and Alec Hunter knocked a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh to cap the scoring.
June 15, 2018 – Friday Schedule
Randolph County 7, Steubenville, OH 5
Steubenville, OH 11, Randolph County 7
Post 45 used a six run fifth inning to seal the win in the first game against Jefferson County, Ohio.
Braxton Davis pitched two-thirds of an inning in relief and got the win over Ohio Post 33.
Landon Smith was 3 for 4 at the plate with a double and two RBI to lead Randolph County at the plate. Austin Curry had two hits in the game.
In game two, Randolph scored the last five runs but an 11-2 lead by Post 33 was too much to overcome.
Blake Marsh got the start and took the loss.
Dawson Painter recorded two hits in the loss including an inside-the-park home run. Carson Clapp, Bryce Marsh and Braxton Davis also had two hits each.