Jets bomb Red Raiders in twinbill sweep

Posted 3/15/19

SILER CITY — Jordan-Matthews made short work of visiting High Point Andrews as the Jets bombed the Red Raiders 14-0 and 13-0 in a twinbill sweep on March 5.

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Jets bomb Red Raiders in twinbill sweep

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SILER CITY — Jordan-Matthews made short work of visiting High Point Andrews as the Jets bombed the Red Raiders 14-0 and 13-0 in a twinbill sweep on March 5.

The Jets (2-1 overall, 2-0 conference) plated 14 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning in the opener and never looked back in taking the easy victory in two and a half innings.

Thomas Smith led the way offensively for Jordan-Matthews in the win with a 2-for-4 outing that included two runs scored, four RBI and a pair of Triples.

Seth Moore added a 2-for-4 day with a pair of runs while Samuel Murchison was 2-for-3 with two RBI, two runs and a triple.

Adding to the nine-hit J-M attack in the opener was Christopher Morgan going 1-for-2 with two runs and a walk, Kevin Cano 1-for-1 with an RBI and a walk, and Luke Hinshaw 1-for-1 with a run and a walk.

Chipping in two RBI and a walk was Tucker Moore while Camden Fuquay added two walks and a pair of stolen bases. Luke Martinelli also stole two bases while Chris Rios and Hinshaw added a stolen base apiece.

Picking up the win on the mound for the Jets in the opener was Cano who worked two innings and allowed two hits, no runs, two walks and fanned three.

Hinshaw earned a save by working the third and allowing no hits, one walk, and whiffing three.

Terrell Carrolton and Jordan Elliott each 1-for-1 for the Red Raiders in game one while starter Trevion McCallum suffered the loss after not getting an out and giving up three hits, six runs (all earned), and three walks.

In the night cap, Jordan-Matthews exploded for eight runs in the first before adding five more in the second on the way to belting Andrews 13-0.

Murchison was 2-for-2 with two runs and four RBI for the Jets at the plate while Morgan was 1-for-2 with a run, a walk an RBI and a triple, and Moore 1-for-2 with a run, two RBI and a walk.

Adding to the J-M offense was Smith who went 1-for-1 with a run and an RBI, Fuquay 1-for-2 with two runs and an RBI, Caleb Campbell 1-for-2 with two runs and an RBI, Landon Vickery 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI, and George Jacinto added a walk.

Moore stole three bases for the Jets who swiped 10 in the contest. Fuquay and Morgan added two stolen bases apiece while Martinelli, Murchison, Smith, Vickery, and Colby Poirier added one each.

Rios picked up the win on the mound for Jordan-Matthews after working the first inning and walking one and fanning one.

Also seeing mound time for the Jets was Tucker Moore going .2 innings and allowing no hits, no runs and no walks, Martinelli 1.1 innings while yielding no hits, no runs, walking one and whiffing four as the J-M trio combined for a no-hitter.

Trey Perdue suffered the loss for the Red Raiders after working both innings and allowing eight hits, 13 runs (eight earned), four walks, and striking out three.

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