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Trojans drop Pirates for win No. 30

Published 10:54am Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Central Alabama Community College Trojans baseball team has notched its 30th win of the year after downing Chattahoochee Valley 5-3.
Matthew Norton, who shut down the Pirates in his four innings of relief work, led the Trojans (30-13).
Norton struck out five and allowed only three hits.
Ethan Hunt started for CACC, allowing four hits and two earned runs in five innings. He struck out four and gave up four walks.
Darius Reese took advantage of a passed ball to cross home plate in the first for the Trojans.
In the fourth inning, CACC pushed its lead to 2-0 when a Blaine Miller single scored Alex Lee.
The Trojans relinquished the lead in the top of the fifth when the Pirates scored three runs.
Chattahoochee Valley’s Tim Massengale delivered a two-run double to knot things up.
A dropped fly ball by Zach Rinehart allowed Massengale to score later in the inning.
With the score 3-2 in favor of the Pirates, the Trojans responded with a three-run sixth inning to take the lead for good.
A Paul Young single to center started the scoring rally for CACC.
With Lee at the plate, a passed ball allowed Young to advance into scoring position. Lee reached first on a bunt.
A sacrifice bunt from Miller moved Lee over, and Garrett Hayes singled to center to score Young and advance Lee to third.
Ryan Raspino followed with a single to center to bring Lee across home plate, and Reese deliverseda sacrifice squeeze bunt to score Hayes.
The run support was enough for Norton, who held the Pirates scoreless for the rest of the game.
Lee went 2-for-4 in the game, scoring two runs.
Miller, Hayes, Young, Ben Hall, B.J. Martin and Raspino each had one hit on the afternoon.
Young and Reese each scored a run.
Next for CACC will be a home double-header versus Wallace St.-Hanceville on Friday.
Game one is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. with the second game scheduled to start at 3 p.m.

Matthew Norton, who shut down the Pirates in his four innings of relief work, led the Trojans (30-13).
Norton struck out five and allowed only three hits.
Ethan Hunt started for CACC, allowing four hits and two earned runs in five innings. He struck out four and gave up four walks.
Darius Reese took advantage of a passed ball to cross home plate in the first for the Trojans.
In the fourth inning, CACC pushed its lead to 2-0 when a Blaine Miller single scored Alex Lee.
The Trojans relinquished the lead in the top of the fifth when the Pirates scored three runs.
Chattahoochee Valley’s Tim Massengale delivered a two-run double to knot things up.
A dropped fly ball by Zach Rinehart allowed Massengale to score later in the inning.
With the score 3-2 in favor of the Pirates, the Trojans responded with a three-run sixth inning to take the lead for good.
A Paul Young single to center started the scoring rally for CACC.
With Lee at the plate, a passed ball allowed Young to advance into scoring position. Lee reached first on a bunt.
A sacrifice bunt from Miller moved Lee over, and Garrett Hayes singled to center to score Young and advance Lee to third.
Ryan Raspino followed with a single to center to bring Lee across home plate, and Reese deliverseda sacrifice squeeze bunt to score Hayes.
The run support was enough for Norton, who held the Pirates scoreless for the rest of the game.
Lee went 2-for-4 in the game, scoring two runs.
Miller, Hayes, Young, Ben Hall, B.J. Martin and Raspino each had one hit on the afternoon.
Young and Reese each scored a run.
Next for CACC will be a home double-header versus Wallace St.-Hanceville on Friday.
Game one is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. with the second game scheduled to start at 3 p.m.

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