Rebs sweep Delta Aca., fall to Canton

The Carroll Academy baseball team won two out three contests last week and improved to 3-1 on the season.

The Rebels swept two games from Delta Academy, winning 18-2 and 15-4 before falling 9-3 to Calhoun Academy on Friday.

Carroll had three games scheduled for this week as they are scheduled to travel to Calhoun Academy on Monday. Carroll will host Greenville Christian on Tuesday and travel to Greenville on Friday.

Calhoun Academy 9, Carroll 3

The Rebels managed just two hits as they dropped a six-run decision to Calhoun on Friday.

Calhoun scored two in the first and fifth while Carroll answered with three in the bottom of the fifth to trail 4-3. Calhoun then scored five in the seventh to put the game away.

Tyler Brooks singled and scored a run while Lofton Holly singled and Maddox Carpenter and Reid Blaylock scored. Holly and Braxton York each had two stolen bases.

York pitched 5 1/3 innings and gave up three runs on four hits and four walks and struck out 13. Brennan Blaylock pitched 1 1/3 innings and gave up five unearned runs on two hits while Carpenter got the last out.

Carroll 18, Delta 2

The Rebels scored 15 runs in the first inning and took the win in two innings. 

Delta led 2-0 before Carroll scored 15 in the first and three in the second. 

Carroll had eight hits, drew nine walks and took advantage of five errors.

Hunter Grantham was 3-for-3 with a triple and five RBIs while Reid Blaylock was 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Brennan Blaylock was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs while William Panni doubled, walked twice, had two RBIs and scored three runs. Lofton Holly had two RBIs and scored two runs while Drew Thomas had two RBIs and York walked twice and scored twice. Drew Thomas started on the mound and pitched two innings and gave up two runs on three hits and two walks while striking out two


Carroll 15, Delta 4

The Rebels broke open a close game with 12 runs in the third inning.

The game was tied at 3-3 after two innings and Delta scored one in h top of the third. But Carroll scored 12 in the third to take the win.

Carroll had four hits, drew five walks and had five hit batters. Hunter Grantham was 2-for-2 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBIs. Braxton York singled and scored two runs while Reid Blaylock singled and scored a run. Lofton Holly, Brennan Blaylock and Tyler Brooks also scored two runs apiece.

Lofton Holly started on the mound and pitched all four innings, giving up four runs on four hits and three walks while striking out four.

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