Stokes stars as Rams down Spartans

By Jim Fuller

April 3, 2014

SPARTA — Garrett Stokes went 4-for-5 with four doubles and three RBI as Starmount defeated Alleghany, 11-7, Tuesday night.

Cody Whitaker and Luke Shore also went 4-for-5 as the Rams collected 19 hits. Whitaker had two RBI, while Shore had one.

Starmount, now 5-7, hosts 9-1 Wilkes Central tonight.



Wilkes Central 6, Elkin 2: In Elkin, the Eagles scored four runs in the first inning and built a 6-0 lead over the Buckin’ Elks.

Elkin, now 1-8, hosts East Wilkes tonight.



Elkin 3, Wilkes Central 1: In Elkin, freshman Kendra King went 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI as the Lady Elks trimmed the Eagles.

Kirstan Beaver went 2-for-3 with a double for Elkin.

Cayley Shoemaker went the distance, allowing four hits, an unearned run, walking one, and striking out three.

The Lady Elks, now 8-2, host East Wilkes today at Crater Park. Game time is 4:30.

Starmount 9, Alleghany 7: In Sparta, Amber Fernando and Olivia Greene each had three hits as the Rams held on to defeat the Spartans.

Fernando went 3-for-5 with two runs scored, while Greene went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Alli Jones, Morgan Brown, and Ashley Johnson each added two hits for the Rams. Christy Reavis drove in two runs.

Starmount led 9-1 going into the bottom of the seventh. Greene, the starting pitcher, allowed only two hits through six innings before walking two batters to start the seventh.



Elkin 7, East Wilkes 2: In Ronda, the Buckin’ Elks knocked off the Cardinals.

Elkin, now 8-1, hosts Mount Airy Monday.

East Wilkes, now 5-5, hosted Starmount Thursday. The Cardinals host Wilkes Central Tuesday.

Singles — No. 1: Ryan Schell (E) def. Dillon Shew 6-0, 6-1; No. 2: David Bullin (E) def. Matthew Philley 6-1, 6-0; No. 3: Jacob Lyon (E) def. Landon Osborne, EW, 6-3, 6-3; No. 4: Mathew Schumak (E) def. Jeffrey Haynes 6-1, 6-1;

No. 5: Kyle Rhodes (EW) def. Jarrett Peterson 4-6, 6-2, 10-4; No. 6: Reid Turner (E) def. Stone Bauguess 7-6 (5), 3-6, 10-5.

Doubles — No. 1: Schell/Bullin (E) def. Shew/Philley 8-0; No. 2: Lyon/Schumak (E) def. Osborne/Rhodes 8-1; No. 3: Haynes/Joah Logan (EW) def. Peterson/Turner 8-6.