Bishop England defeated Academic Magnet 7-0 on Friday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. EDWARD GRAHAM struck out Reed to finish off the game.
BE secured the victory thanks to four runs in the fifth inning. The Bishops put the pressure on, lead by singles by CHASE LOGGINS, DANIEL BROOKS, and ELLIOTT SANDERS and a double by DOOM DENNIS.
Bishop England got on the board in the first inning when BROOKS doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
BE notched four runs in the fifth inning. LOGGINS, BROOKS, DENNIS, and SANDERS all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
A single by Martin in the second inning was a positive for Academic Magnet.
RYAN TURNER pitched BE to victory. The pitcher went five innings, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out seven and walking one. GRAHAM threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. GRAHAM recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Bishop England Bishops Varsity.
Ward took the loss for Academic Magnet. The hurler went four and two-thirds innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits and striking out one.
Bishop England totaled seven hits. BROOKS and LOGGINS all managed multiple hits. LOGGINS and BROOKS each collected two hits to lead BE. The Bishops stole seven bases during the game as two players stole more than one. LOGGINS led the way with two.
Martin went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead Academic Magnet in hits.
AM 000 000 0 – 0 1 0
BE 201 040 x – 7 7 2
AM: 0-5 (0-4); next host North Charleston Tuesday at 6:00
BE: 8-7-1 (4-0); Turner 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 7 K; Loggins 2-3, 2 R; Brooks 2-2, 2 R, 3 RBI, 2B; Dennis 1-2, 2 RBI, 2B; next host Benedictine Military Saturday at 1:00
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