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Western Forsyth Post 522 falls to Kernersville Post 36 7-5 in spite of Henderson's performance
Author: Post 522 Administrator
Date: 5/30/2012 12:00:00 AM
Sean Henderson did all he could to give Western Forsyth Post 522 a boost, but it wasn't enough to get past Kernersville Post 36, as Western Forsyth Post 522 lost 7-5 at East Forsyth on Wednesday.
Henderson paced Western Forsyth Post 522 at the plate. Henderson went 3-4, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the fourth and fifth innings and doubled in the ninth inning.
Dylan Ward recorded the win for Kernersville Post 36. He allowed four runs over seven innings. He struck out three, walked three and surrendered seven hits.
Kernersville Post 36 was sparked by Shane Billings and Chris Kane, who teamed up for four hits and three RBIs.
Kernersville Post 36 closer Robbie Harrison put away the final six outs to record the save.
Kernersville Post 36 didn't relinquish the lead after scoring three runs in the first inning when it scored on an error, a groundout by Cody York, and an RBI single by Zach Scudder.
After posting one run in the second, Kernersville Post 36 again scored one in the eighth. In the second, Kernersville Post 36 scored on a sacrifice fly by Even Rogers, bringing home Dylan Kirkman.
Three runs in the top of the fourth helped Western Forsyth Post 522 close its deficit to 6-3. A fielder's choice and an RBI single by Jacob Campbell fueled Western Forsyth Post 522's comeback. Finally, Ward got Chris Huggins to ground out to end the threat.
A one-run seventh inning helped bring Western Forsyth Post 522 within two. A groundout by Cole Penn set off a Western Forsyth Post 522 rally. Kernersville Post 36 stopped the rally after Ward got Kyle Willard to strike out.
A one-run ninth inning helped bring Western Forsyth Post 522 within two. An RBI double by Henderson sparked Western Forsyth Post 522's rally. Kernersville Post 36 closed the game out when Harrison got Penn to ground out.