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East Bladen High School

ST PAULS –Jay McKoy and Drew Sholar combined for five hits Tuesday to lead East Bladen to a 10-5 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over St. Pauls.

Jay McKoy batted 3-3 with a triple, 2 runs batted in and 2 runs scored to lead the Eagle hitters. Drew Sholar walloped 2 doubles and scored a run.

After loading the bases in a scoreless first inning, the Eagles broke loose with 5 runs in the second. Jacob Priest walked, and Brandon Fine beat out a bunt single. Jay McKoy and Rasean McKoy drew walks, and Sherman Monroe was hit by a pitch.

Priest, Brandon Fine, Jay McKoy and Rasean McKoy all dashed home on passed balls. Chase Starkloff knocked in Monroe with a single for a 5-0 lead.

The Bulldogs pulled to within 5-2, but the Eagles scored 5 more runs in the fourth. Brandon Fine reached base and Sholar hammered a double. Jay McKoy belted a single that scored Brandon Fine.

Monroe walked, and Sholar, Jay McKoy and Monroe all scored on passed balls. Dylan Fine was hit by a pitch, and Ahmad Powell slammed a double that scored Dylan Fine for a 10-2 Eagle lead.

Powell smashed the rbi double, and Starkloff and Brandon Fine added one hit each. Monroe and Brandon Fine scored 2 runs each. Dylan Fine, Rasean McKoy and Priest scored one run each.

Makhi Cromartie pitched the first 3 innings for the Eagles to pick up the win and allowed 2 runs on 2 hits and 5 walks while striking out six. Priest pitched the fourth inning and gave up a run on 2 hits while striking out one.

The Eagle jayvees will be idle until after the Easter break and will host Whiteville on May 2nd.