Jets double up Red Raiders in diamond play

Posted 3/20/20

SILER CITY — Jordan-Matthews baseball moved to 2-0 in 2A PAC 7 play and to 3-1 overall last Tuesday in Siler City with a doubleheader sweep of High Point Andrews.

The Jets won game one by a 14-1 …

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Jets double up Red Raiders in diamond play

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SILER CITY — Jordan-Matthews baseball moved to 2-0 in 2A PAC 7 play and to 3-1 overall last Tuesday in Siler City with a doubleheader sweep of High Point Andrews.

The Jets won game one by a 14-1 count with Seth Moore working 3 2/3 innings and allowing two hits, one run (none earned), no walks and striking out nine. Carson Rickman hurled the final out of the victory.

Jordan-Matthews scored three runs in the first, two more in the second before adding nine in the third to close out the win.

Chris Morgan was 2-for-4 at the plate with three runs, a stolen base, two RBI and a homerun over the left field wall in the second to pace J-M at the plate while Carson Whitehead was 2-for-4 with two runs, an RBI, and two stolen base.

Also having nice days at the plate for the Jets in the win were Huston Causey who was 1-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored and a stolen base while Camden Fuquay was 1-for-2 with four stolen bases, two walks and a walk, Samuel Murchison 1-for-1 with two runs, an RBI, two walks and two stolen bases, Moore 1-for-3 with a stolen base, and Cody Sphon 1-for-2 with a run and a stolen base.

Jordan-Matthews closed with 14 stolen bases as Sterlandjy Metayer added two more for the Jets.

Game two saw Jordan-Matthews cruise 14-3 in the nightcap of the twinbill.

After spotting Andrews two runs in the first, the Jets answered with eight runs in the bottom of the frame before tacking on three in each of the second and third innings to cruise to the 14-3 win.

Causey was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, a walk and two stolen bases while Metayer was 2-for-2 with an RBI, a double and an stolen base.

Also for Jordan-Matthews at the plate it was Morgan going 1-for-3 with two runs, and three RBI, Fuquay 1-for-3 with a run, a walk and two RBI, Murchison 1-for-4 with three runs, an RBI, a triple and a stolen base, Jaquez Thompson a walk, a sacrifice, a run, and an RBI, Rickman 1-for-2 with a run, a double and an RBI, and Tyler Gibson 1-for-1.

Rickman picked up the win on the mound for the Jets after working four innings and surrendering two hits, two runs (one earned), two walks and whiffing four.

Luke Martinelli hurled one inning and allowed one hit, one run, two walks and fanned a pair.

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