Author: Post 522 Administrator
Date: 5/22/2010 10:54:05 PM
Western Forsyth Post 522 began their 2010 season today with a Senior home game vs. Burlington and a Junior road game at Randolph County.
The Senior Team defeated Burlington 9 to 4 to open their season at Titan Stadium. The game began with the American Legion Rifle Squad under commander Tom Ehlers presenting the Flags and performing the National Anthem. Senior Post 522 got a great pitching performance from Ben Currie who threw 8 innings giving up 2 earned runs. Trey Vestal threw a scoreless 9th. At the plate Senior Post 522 was led by Josh Clark who was 4-5 with three doubles. Andrew Key finished with three hits on the night. Senior Post 522 finished with 12 hits in their 9-4 win over Burlington Post 63. Next game is Sunday against Statesville at home at 4pm.
The Junior Team were defeated on the road by Randolph County 5 to 10. offensive leaders for Western Forsyth Post 522 were Chad Felton and Jacob Campbell both hitting .667. Gavin Culler pitched 3 scoreless innings for Junior Post 522 allowing only 2 hits. Junior Post 522 will play at 3:30pm on May 23rd 2010 at McCrary Park against Eastern Randolph.