Silk Hope 10’s take end-of-season tournament

Posted 6/21/19

SILK HOPE — Silk Hope Ruritans baseball stayed hot as the 10u boys joined the 8u team in winning the end of season tournament.

The championship game was pushed back to Saturday morning, after 3 …

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Silk Hope 10’s take end-of-season tournament

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SILK HOPE — Silk Hope Ruritans baseball stayed hot as the 10u boys joined the 8u team in winning the end of season tournament.

The championship game was pushed back to Saturday morning, after 3 nights of rain kept extending play.

But when it started, Landon Moser proved to be clutch in the winning effort for the Ruritans by driving in 4 runs to lead Silk Hope to a 14-4 victory over Harper’s Crossroads.

Silk Hope tallied 6 runs in the second inning with Jacob Eubanks, Landon Moser, Davis Rhodes and Jensen Mitchell all collecting RBI’s in the big inning.

Davis Rhodes earned the win for Silk Hope on the mound after surrendering just one run on two hits and striking out seven. Gavin Davis notched the save as he closed out the game for the Ruritans.

Silk Hope had 12 hits in the game with Moser and Rhodes collecting three hits each. Also belting multiple hits were Isaac Mathison with two hits and two walks, and Eubanks, two hits and two walks.

Silk Hope outscored their opponents 29-10 in going undefeated in the tournament to take the West Chatham championship title.

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