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Perquimans wins 1A baseball title with two-game scope of East Surry

Perquimans wins 1A baseball title with two-game sweep of East Surry

It required three days, two games, two settings, 17 innings and 58 years, yet Perquimans is a state baseball champion by and by.

The Pirates took Game 2 of the N.C. Secondary School Athletic Association 1A baseball title arrangement 7-4 over East Surry to finish the two-game compass.

It’s the third NCHSAA title for Perquimans – a school generally acclaimed for its most well known baseball graduated class, Jim “Catfish” Hunter – however the first since 1963.

This present end of the week’s appearance in the title was the first for the Pirates since a next in line finish in 1964.

The arrangement was planned to start at J.P. Enigma Stadium in Fayetteville on Friday, however downpour moved Game 1 to Saturday, which was then hindered in the third inning. Games 1 and 2 were finished at South View High School in Hope Mills. Perquimans dominated Match 1 of every 10 innings by a 5-4 score.

East Surry (17-3) was the host group in Game 2 and drove 4-2 after the subsequent inning. By then, at that point, Perquimans (18-2) was on its third pitcher of the game.

In any case, the Pirates’ profound pitching staff held firm, permitting one run the remainder of the way – coming in the lower part of the seventh.

In the interim, Perquimans scratched and ripped at its way back while conflicting with East Surry starter Folger Boaz, who left the game after five innings of work with the game tied at 4-4.

With Boaz out of the picture, the Pirates hitters started for three runs in the highest point of the 6th to take a 7-4 lead that held up.

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