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Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity Clinches Lead in Seventh Inning for Victory Over Wesleyan
Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity ran off with the lead late in the game in a 9-8 victory over Wesleyan on Friday. The game was tied at eight with Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity batting in the top of the seventh when Derrick Dennis hit a solo homer.
Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Wesleyan to score five runs in the third inning. Wesleyan’s big inning was driven by singles by Wyatt Copeland and Don Daniel and a walk by Matt Adent.
Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity opened up an early lead in the second inning when Michael Margarite doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Wesleyan tied things up at eight when Will Bryson drew a walk, scoring one run.
Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity tallied four runs in the fifth inning. The offensive firepower by Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity was led by Jared White, Dennis, and Chandler Drake, all driving in runs in the inning.
Jack Ferguson was the winning pitcher for Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity. He surrendered zero runs on zero hits over one inning, striking out two and walking zero.
Christopher Lee got the start for Wesleyan. He allowed three hits and three runs over two innings, striking out two and walking one. Copeland, Landon Parks, Griffin Massey, and Cameron Binney each entered the game as relief, throwing two innings, one inning, one inning, and one inning respectively.
Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity totaled 12 hits in the game. Dennis, Margarite, and Aaron Rosenberg all had multiple hits for Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity. Dennis led Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity with three hits in three at bats. Johns Creek Gladiators Varsity didn’t commit a single error in the field. Nate Wilmot had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.
Wesleyan was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Adent had the most chances in the field with five.
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