Eagles Defeat the Vikings 4-1 in Baseball


On Friday night, 3/21/14 the Ashley baseball team headed over to Hoggard for a key conference game against the undefeated Vikings.  Ashley came away from the game with a 4-1 victory.  Cully Crott dominated the Vikes on the mound, pitching all seven innings, allowing only 3 hits and 1 run while striking out 9.  Shane Shepard kickstarted the Eagle offense by blasting a 3-1 pitch over the right field fence for a solo homerun in the third inning.  In the fifth, Shepard walked, and then scored on a Dakota Perryman double.  Parker Rackley then scored on an RBI single by Cully.  Ashley tacked on some insurance in the top of the 7th as Alex Highsmith reached on a 2 out single, and then scored on a single by William Noxon.  William ended up
2-3 with a double and an RBI, Cully was 2-4 with an RBI, and Dakota was 1-4 with an RBI.  The win puts Ashley's record at 5-1 overall, 3-1 in the conference.