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Raiders fall on road to Winston

April 6, 2011

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Raiders (6-11; 0-7) experienced another setback in district play this week, falling to Winston Academy on Tuesday night, by a score of 10-2.
Oak Hill escaped Tuesday’s game with a .471 team batting average, but defense and pitching have been the keys to success all season.
Oak hill has two district games remaining, a doubleheader with Winston tonight at home.
In Tuesday night’s game, the score was tied 1-1 going into the fourth inning, behind starter Cole Fowler. A five-run inning put Winston up 6-1.
In the seventh, Fowler got a hold of a curveball and smashed it over the fence for the team’s second run.
Fowler finished 1-for-1. Conner Baird had an extra base hit himself, a double from the leadoff spot. Clay Henley, who finished the game on the mound, had a hit, and Adam Tumey slapped a single as well.
Tonight’s action at Oak Hill will start at 4 p.m., with game two slated for 6:30 p.m.

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